caption (db.html.caption)

caption — An HTML table caption.

Synopsis

caption (db.html.caption) ::= [-]

Attributes

Attributes:

  • class
  • style
  • title
  • lang
  • onclick
  • ondblclick
  • onmousedown
  • onmouseup
  • onmouseover
  • onmousemove
  • onmouseout
  • onkeypress
  • onkeydown
  • onkeyup

Additional Constraints

  • example must not occur among the children or descendants of caption
  • figure must not occur among the children or descendants of caption
  • table must not occur among the children or descendants of caption
  • equation must not occur among the children or descendants of caption
  • sidebar must not occur among the children or descendants of caption
  • task must not occur among the children or descendants of caption
  • caution must not occur among the children or descendants of caption
  • important must not occur among the children or descendants of caption
  • note must not occur among the children or descendants of caption
  • tip must not occur among the children or descendants of caption
  • warning must not occur among the children or descendants of caption
  • If this element is the root element, it must have a version attribute.

Description

In an HTML table, a caption is a short text description for the table it is associated with.

Processing expectations

Formatted as a displayed block.

Attributes

None.

class

This attribute assigns a class name or set of class names to an element. Any number of elements may be assigned the same class name or names. Multiple class names must be separated by white space characters.

lang

This attribute specifies the base language of an element's attribute values and text content. The default value of this attribute is unknown.

onclick

Occurs when the pointing device button is clicked over an element.

ondblclick

Occurs when the pointing device button is double clicked over an element.

onkeydown

Occurs when a key is pressed down over an element.

onkeypress

Occurs when a key is pressed and released over an element.

onkeyup

Occurs when a key is released over an element.

onmousedown

Occurs when the pointing device button is pressed over an element.

onmousemove

Occurs when the pointing device is moved while it is over an element.

onmouseout

Occurs when the pointing device is moved away from an element.

onmouseover

Occurs when the pointing device is moved onto an element.

onmouseup

Occurs when the pointing device button is released over an element.

style

This attribute specifies style information for the current element.

title

This attribute offers advisory information about the element for which it is set.

Parents

These elements contain caption: table (db.html.table).

Examples

See table(db.html.table) for and example that uses caption.

Last revised by Norman Walsh on (git hash: a5bf9d0f457b11f1d181c442e7789af392c4e1b6 9ea0f4c253876426b585b1ed5a3a381a983013c5)