Revision 34403 of <msqrt>

  • Revision slug: MathML/Element/msqrt
  • Revision title: msqrt
  • Revision id: 34403
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  • Comment order compatTable alphabetically; add Summary headline; Safari 6 -> 5.1; 16 words added, 15 words removed

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Summary

The MathML <msqrt> element is used to display square roots (no index is displayed). The square root accepts only one argument, which leads to the following syntax: <msqrt> base </msqrt>.

Attributes

class, id, style
Provided for use with stylesheets.
href {{ unimplemented_inline("534968") }}
Used to set a hyperlink to a specified URI.
mathbackground {{ gecko_minversion_inline("2.0") }}
The background color. You can use #rgb, #rrggbb and HTML color names.
mathcolor {{ gecko_minversion_inline("2.0") }}
The text color and also the color of the root symbol itself. You can use #rgb, #rrggbb and HTML color names.

Examples

Rendering: root-x

<math>

 <msqrt>
    <mi>x</mi>
  </msqrt> 

</math>

Browser compatibility

{{ CompatibilityTable() }}

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support {{ CompatNo() }} {{ CompatGeckoDesktop("1.0") }} {{ CompatNo() }} 9.5 5.1
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support {{ CompatNo() }} {{ CompatGeckoMobile("1.9.2") }} {{ CompatNo() }} {{ CompatNo() }} {{ CompatNo() }}

Specification

  • {{ spec("http://www.w3.org/TR/MathML/chapter3.html#presm.mroot","MathML 3.0 Presentation Markup msqrt", "REC") }}

See also

  • {{ MathMLElement("mroot") }} (Radical with an index)

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<h2>Summary</h2>
<p>The MathML <code>&lt;msqrt&gt;</code> element is used to display square roots (no index is displayed). The square root accepts only one argument, which leads to the following syntax: <code>&lt;msqrt&gt; <em>base</em> &lt;/msqrt&gt;</code>.</p>
<h2>Attributes</h2>
<dl> <dt id="attr-class-id-style">class, id, style</dt> <dd>Provided for use with <a href="/en/CSS" title="en/CSS/">stylesheets</a>.</dd> <dt id="attr-href">href {{ unimplemented_inline("534968") }}</dt> <dd>Used to set a hyperlink to a specified URI.</dd> <dt id="attr-mathbackground">mathbackground {{ gecko_minversion_inline("2.0") }}</dt> <dd>The background color. You can use <code>#rgb</code>, <code>#rrggbb</code> and <a href="/en/CSS/color_value#HTML.2fSVG.2fX11.c2.a0_Color_Keywords" title="en/CSS/color value#HTML.2fSVG.2fX11.c2.a0 Color Keywords">HTML color names</a>.</dd> <dt id="attr-mathcolor">mathcolor {{ gecko_minversion_inline("2.0") }}</dt> <dd>The text color and also the color of the root symbol itself. You can use <code>#rgb</code>, <code>#rrggbb</code> and <a href="/en/CSS/color_value#HTML.2fSVG.2fX11.c2.a0_Color_Keywords" title="en/CSS/color value#HTML.2fSVG.2fX11.c2.a0 Color Keywords">HTML color names</a>.</dd>
</dl>
<h2>Examples</h2>
<p>Rendering: <img alt="root-x" src="/@api/deki/files/4854/=msqrt.png" style="vertical-align: middle; margin-left: 10px;"></p>
<pre class="brush: html">&lt;math&gt;

 &lt;<span class="start-tag">msqrt</span>&gt;
    &lt;<span class="start-tag">mi</span>&gt;<span class="text">x</span>&lt;/<span class="end-tag">mi</span>&gt;
  &lt;/<span class="end-tag">msqrt</span>&gt; 

&lt;/math&gt;
</pre>
<h2>Browser compatibility</h2>
<p>{{ CompatibilityTable() }}</p>
<div id="compat-desktop">
<table class="compat-table"> <tbody> <tr> <th>Feature</th> <th>Chrome</th> <th>Firefox (Gecko)</th> <th>Internet Explorer</th> <th>Opera</th> <th>Safari</th> </tr> <tr> <td>Basic support</td> <td>{{ CompatNo() }}</td> <td>{{ CompatGeckoDesktop("1.0") }}</td> <td>{{ CompatNo() }}</td> <td>9.5</td> <td>5.1</td> </tr> </tbody>
</table>
</div>
<div id="compat-mobile">
<table class="compat-table"> <tbody> <tr> <th>Feature</th> <th>Android</th> <th>Firefox Mobile (Gecko)</th> <th>IE Phone</th> <th>Opera Mobile</th> <th>Safari Mobile</th> </tr> <tr> <td>Basic support</td> <td>{{ CompatNo() }}</td> <td>{{ CompatGeckoMobile("1.9.2") }}</td> <td>{{ CompatNo() }}</td> <td>{{ CompatNo() }}</td> <td>{{ CompatNo() }}</td> </tr> </tbody>
</table>
</div>
<h2>Specification</h2>
<ul> <li>{{ spec("http://www.w3.org/TR/MathML/chapter3.html#presm.mroot","MathML 3.0 Presentation Markup msqrt", "REC") }}</li>
</ul>
<h2>See also</h2>
<ul> <li>{{ MathMLElement("mroot") }} (Radical with an index)</li>
</ul>
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