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    The HTML <legend> Element (or HTML Legend Field Element) represents a caption for the content of its parent <fieldset>.


    This element only includes the global attributes.


    See <form> for examples on <legend>.


    Specification Status Comment
    WHATWG HTML Living Standard Living Standard Definition of the legend element
    WHATWG HTML Living Standard Living Standard Suggested default rendering of the fieldset and legend elements
    HTML5 Candidate Recommendation  
    HTML 4.01 Specification Recommendation (link)

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
    Basic support (Yes) 1.0 (1.7 or earlier) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
    Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support (Yes) 1.0 (1.0) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

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