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Web Design in a Nutshell by Jennifer Niederst

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Name

<img> — NN: 2, 3, 4 - MSIE: 2, 3, 4, 5 - HTML 4 - WebTV - Opera3

Synopsis

                     <img>
                  

Places a graphic on the page.

Attributes

align= type

Specifies the alignment of an image using one of the following attributes:

Type

Resulting Alignment

absbottom

Navigator 3.0 & 4.0 and Internet Explorer 4.0 only. Aligns the bottom of the image with the bottom of the current line.

absmiddle

Navigator 3.0 & 4.0 and Internet Explorer 4.0 only. Aligns the middle of the image with the middle of the current line.

baseline

Navigator 3.0 & 4.0 and Internet Explorer 4.0 only. Aligns the bottom of the image with the baseline of the current line.

bottom

Aligns the bottom of the image with the text baseline. This is the default vertical alignment.

center

According to the W3C Spec, this centers the image horizontally on the page; however, in reality, browsers treat it the same as align=middle.

left

Aligns image on the left margin and allows subsequent text to wrap around it.

middle

Aligns the text baseline with the middle of the image.

right

Aligns image on the right margin and allows subsequent text to wrap around it.

texttop

Navigator only. Aligns the top of the image with the ascenders of the text line.

top

Aligns the top of the image with the top of the tallest object on that line.

alt= text

Provides a string of alternative text that appears when the image is not displayed.

border= number

Specifies the width (in pixels) of the border that surrounds a linked image. It is standard ...

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