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HTML <basefont> tag

basefont is deprecated in HTML 4.01 in favor of Style Sheets



Definition and Usage

The BASEFONT element defines a new reference for the base font. 

Optional Attributes

Attribute Value Description
color #rrggbb colorvalue or
Specify the text color.
face font name Specify the font to use.
size default_text_size Font size for font elements (from 1 to 6).

Standard Attributes

id, class, title, style, dir, lang, xml:lang

For a full description, go to Standard Attributes.


Source Output
<P><font size=1>size=1</font>
<font size=2>size=2</font>
<font size=3>size=3</font>
<font size=4>size=4</font>
<font size=5>size=5</font>
<font size=6>size=6</font>
<font size=7>size=7</font>
with basefont

<basefont size="4">

<P><font size=-3>size=-3</font>
<font size=-2>size=-2</font>
<font size=-1>size=-1</font>
<font size=0>size=0</font>
<font size=1>size=1</font>
<font size=2>size=2</font>
<font size=3>size=3</font>


size=1 size=2 size=3 size=4 size=5 size=6 size=7

size=-3 size=-2 size=-1 size=+0 size=+1 size=+2 size=+3


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