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HTML samp tag and element

1. HTML samp element represents the output of programmers, scripts etc.

Syntax

<samp>text content</samp> 

Category

HTML samp element is a Phrase element.

Whether both start and end tags are required

Yes.

Can contain

HTML samp element can contain inline elements.

Can reside within

HTML samp element can reside within inline as well as block level elements.

Attributes specific to this element

None.

Identifiers

id, class.

language information and text direction

lang, dir.

Title

Title.

Style

Style.

Events

onclick, ondblclick, onmousedown, onmouseup, onmouseover, onmousemove, onmouseout, onkeypress, onkeydown, onkeyup.

Supported doctypes

HTML 4.01 strict, HTML 4.01 transitional, HTML 4.01 frameset.

Example of using HTML samp element

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/strict.dtd">
<html>
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">
<title>HTML em tag example - HTML tutorial | w3resource</title>
</head>
<body>
<p>This is an example of <samp>HTML samp tag.</samp></p>
</body>
</html>

Result

html samp element

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HTML samp tag example.

Pictorial presentation

html samp element

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