Support Key: [2*|3*|3.2*|4] [X1|X1.1] [IE1|M1|N1|O2.1]
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End Tag:
   Required/NA (see below)
Standards Details:
2.0: Obsolete
3.0/3.2: Deprecated
4.0: Not listed
XHTML: Not listed
XHTML Modules:
CSS 'display' Type:
CSS Mapping:
Default Rendering:
Fixed-width font, further tag parsing halted
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What is it?
The original specification for this obsolete element states that it be used to stop the parsing of HTML tags by the browser. What follows after is not SGML. The PLAINTEXT element specification did not accept a closing tag. The text after the opening PLAINTEXT tag is typically rendered as a fixed-width font.

This element is no longer standard HTML. It is considered "obsolete" in the HTML 2.0 , 3.0 and 3.2 specifications, and is not mentioned in HTML 4.0 and beyond. It may be implemented by browsers for backward compatibility.

Common Attributes
[2|3|3.2|4] [X1|X1.1] [IE3|M|N4B2|O3.5]
[2|3|3.2|4] [X1|X1.1] [IE4B1|M|N6|O5]
[2|3|3.2|4] [X1|X1.1] [IE4B1|M|N6B3|O4]
[2|3|3.2|4] [X1|X1.1] [IE4|M|N6B3|O]
[2|3|3.2|4] [X1|X1.1] [IE5.5|M|N|O]

Specific Attributes
[2|3|3.2|4] [X1|X1.1] [IE|M|N|O6]
Standards Details: NA
Required? No
This indicates the horizontal alignment of the content in this block element relative to the browser window.
Values: Left [DEFAULT] | Center | Right
[2|3|3.2|4] [X1|X1.1] [IE|M|N|O]
Standards Details: NA
Required? No
This is an SGML Document Access (SDA) attribute. SDA attributes are designed to transform HTML (and other SGML-based documents) to the ICADD DTD - which is used in creating accessible documents for users with visual disabilities (rendering in Braille, large print, speech synthesis, etc.) The attribute value specifies the name of the element to convert this element to in the SDA element group (in this case the 'Lit' element - "literal or computer text".)
Value: Lit (Denotes 'literal or computer text' in SDA.)
<plaintext>this is text that is not evaluated by the browser
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