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A table is an orderly arrangement of data distributed across a grid of rows and columns similar to a spreadsheet. In printed documents, tables commonly serve a subordinate function, illustrating some point described by accompanying text. Tables still perform this illustrative function in HTML documents.

 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: HTML

HTML also supports a special input field, a file field, to allow visitors to upload files. If you want visitors to submit information - say a picture, a spreadsheet, a word-processed document or a scanned document, they can use this field to simply upload the file with the hassle of using FTP or e-mail the file.



 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: HTML

Radio buttons are mutually exclusive i.e. they allow the user to choose one of the several options. Selecting one turns the other options off. These buttons are viewed in the browser as small circles with a prompt and the selected one appears with a solid dot in it.

 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: HTML

Anchors elements are used to link multiple HTML documents. It requires only one tag viz., the <A> tag. It occurs only in the body of an HTML document. If an anchor is used to turn text into a hyperlink, the text is usually colored blue and underlined.

 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: HTML

If what is needed is to separate two different sections of a page, whether text or not, may be employed new label: <hr>. Its name comes from English Horizontal Rule (horizontal line). This label is formed by a single instruction and causes the browser to insert a horizontal line it separating the two paragraphs that were being compared. There are four attributes that allow change its appearance. These are:

 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: HTML

Two attributes "rowspan" and "colspan" are used to combine adjoining cells into larger cells. These attributes are used in either <TH> or <TD> tags and accepts a number as value. For rowspan attribute this number indicates the number of rows a cell should take up and for colspan the number of columns the cell should span. In both the cases the present cell is included in counting.

 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: HTML

SUBMIT- After filling up the form, the user needs to submit the information. An <INPUT> tag with type = submit provides a button that submits the information in the completed form to the URL, given as the action attribute of the FORM tag.



 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: HTML

The input "type" = hidden is unusual in the respect that they do not appear in the displayed form. By setting the "type" attribute to hidden, it is possible to transmit default or previously specified text that is hidden from the user to the handling program.

 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: HTML

In general, when a visitor clicks the "submit" button, two things are sent to the server: the data that the visitor typed into the form, and an action, which basically tells .the server the name of the program, which knows how to process the form's data.

 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: HTML

<FIELDSET>tag creates a box around a group of widgets and <LEGEND>tag provides a label to the field set. Both tags require closing tags.

 

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Dinesh ThakurDinesh Thakur holds an B.SC (Computer Science), MCSE, MCDBA, CCNA, CCNP, A+, SCJP certifications. Dinesh authors the hugely popular Computer Notes blog. Where he writes how-to guides around Computer fundamental , computer software, Computer programming, and web apps. For any type of query or something that you think is missing, please feel free to contact us.



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