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Ask anyone who invented the Internet, and they will likely look at you and shake their head in confusion, even though most people couldn't live without it for a day. Of course, if you asked Al Gore, he would say he did. But the people who really invented the Internet are also important for another, related reason.

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By: James Payne
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January 08, 2008
  1. · Beginning HTML
  2. · Formatting HTML Documents
  3. · Inserting a Line Break
  4. · Comments
  5. · Formatting Text

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Beginning HTML - Formatting Text
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Want to see a table full of ways to format text? Too bad. Here it is anyway:



What it Does



Makes text bold

<b>Hello</b> Hello


Makes text italic

<i>Hello</b> Hello


Makes text big

<big>Hello</big> HELLO


Makes small text

<small>Hello</small> Hello


Makes teletype text

<tt>Hello</tt> Hello


Gives an emphasis

<em>Hello</em> Hello


Makes text strong

<strong>Hello</strong> Hello


Makes text subscript

<sub>Hello</sub> he;p


Makes text superscript



Defines inserted and deleted text

This costs <del>one</del><ins>four</ins>dollars (puts a slash through one and underlines four)


Underlines text

<u> This</u> This

That's it for this tutorial. Join us in the next episode when I go further in depth on how to program web pages with HTML. Thanks for dropping by.

Till then...

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