|Subject:||Re: Why does my browser not interpret the escaped HTML tags?|
|Posted by:||Neal (neal4…@yahoo.com)|
|Date:||Wed, 01 Sep 2004|
On 1 Sep 2004 11:07:52 -0700, Robert Bowen <sy…@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hello peeplez.
> I have an odd problem. When I put the ANSI symbol for
> "less than" ("<"), the word STRONG and then the ANSI symbol for
> "greater than" (">") in my web page, followed by some text, then close
> the STRONG tag the same way, my text appears in bold. No problem.
> When I do the same things with the corresponding HTML tags (< ,
> > ) the tag is not interpreted, it is simply displayed:
> ... the same thing happens with any tag.
That's also correct behavior. < is used to make the UA render <, as an
actual < will be seen as the start of a tag.
> What do I have to do to make
> my browser (Firefox or Explorer) interpret the tag?
Use < and >.
If you're trying to get around some HTML filter in a web forum, tough
luck, this won't work. < can't ever start a tag, it's a rendered
Why does my browser not interpret the escaped HTML tags? posted by Robert Bowen on 1 Sep 2004