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HTML <ins> tag

Definition

The <ins> tag is used to define editorial insertions in text.

Example


  Today is <ins>Monday</ins>.

Required Attributes

NONE

Optional Attributes

cite specifies the a URL containing information regarding the insertion.


  Today is <ins cite="http://htmldoctor.info/pages/insertions.html">Monday</ins>.

datetime specifies the data and time of the editorial insertion.


  Today is <ins datetime="value">Monday</ins>.

Common Attributes

class - specifies a classname for the element allowing you to apply the style of the predefined class to the content.


<ins class="classname">Editorial insertion text here</ins>

id - specifies a unique id for the element allowing you to apply the style of the predefined id to the content.


<ins id="idname">Editorial insertion text here</ins>

style - specifies an inline style for the element allowing you to apply the style to the content.


<ins style="color:red;text-align:left">Editorial insertion text here</ins>

title - specifies extra information about the content.


<ins title="information about the content">Editorial insertion text here</ins>

Language Attributes

dir - specifies the directional flow of the content.


<!-- The text will flow from left to right -->
<ins dir="ltr">Editorial insertion text here</ins>

<!-- The text will flow from right to left -->
<ins dir="rtl">Editorial insertion text here</ins>

lang - specifies a language code for the content of the element.


<ins lang="en">Editorial insertion text here</ins>

xml:lang - specifies a language code for the content of the element in XHTML documents.


<ins xml:lang="fr">Editorial insertion text here</ins>

Document Event Attributes

NONE

Form Event Attributes

NONE

Image Event Attributes

NONE

Keyboard Event Attributes

onkeydown - The JavaScript code to be run when an element is in focus and keyboard key is pressed.


<!-- Executes the go() function -->
<ins onkeydown="go()">Editorial insertion text here</ins>

onkeypress - The JavaScript code to be run when an element is in focus and keyboard key is pressed down and released.


<!-- Executes the go() function -->
<ins onkeypress="go()">Editorial insertion text here</ins>

onkeyup - The JavaScript code to be run when an element is in focus and keyboard key is released.


<!-- Executes the go() function -->
<ins onkeyup="go()">Editorial insertion text here</ins>

Mouse Event Attributes

onclick - The JavaScript code to be run when a mouse is clicked on the element.


<!-- Executes the go() function -->
<ins onclick="go()">Editorial insertion text here</ins>

ondblclick - The JavaScript code to be run when a mouse is double clicked on the element.


<!-- Executes the go() function -->
<ins ondblclick="go()">Editorial insertion text here</ins>

onmousedown - The JavaScript code to be run when the mouse button is pressed down while the cursor is over the element.


<!-- Executes the go() function -->
<ins onmousedown="go()">Editorial insertion text here</ins>

onmousemove - The JavaScript code to be run when the mouse button is moved.


<!-- Executes the go() function -->
<ins onmousemove="go()">Editorial insertion text here</ins>

onmouseout - The JavaScript code to be run when the mouse cursor moves off an element.


<!-- Executes the go() function -->
<ins onmouseout="go()">Editorial insertion text here</ins>

onmouseover - The JavaScript code to be run when the mouse cursor moves over an element.


<!-- Executes the go() function -->
<ins onmouseover="go()">Editorial insertion text here</ins>

onmouseup - The JavaScript code to be run when the mouse button is released while the cursor is over the element.


<!-- Executes the go() function -->
<ins onmouseup="go()">Editorial insertion text here</ins>


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