The HTML Teletype Text Element (
<tt>) produces an inline element displayed in the browser's default monotype font. This element was intended to style text as it would display on a fixed width display, such as a teletype. It probably is more common to display fixed width type using the
spanwith CSS, instead.
This element implements the
Implementation note: up to Gecko 1.9.2 inclusive, Firefox implements the
HTMLSpanElement interface for this element.
<p>Enter the following at the telnet command prompt: <code>set localecho</code><br /> The telnet client should display: <tt>Local Echo is on</tt></p>
Enter the following at the telnet command prompt:
The telnet client should display:
Local Echo is on
- A CSS rule can be defined for the
ttselector to override the browser's default font face. Preferences set by the user might take precedence over the specified CSS.
- Although this element was not deprecated in the HTML 4.01 specification, its use is discouraged in favor of style sheets.