HTML <meter> Tag
Use the meter element to measure data within a given range (a gauge):
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The <meter> tag is supported in Firefox, Opera, Chrome, and Safari 6.
Definition and Usage
The <meter> tag defines a scalar measurement within a known range, or a fractional value. This is also known as a gauge.
Examples: Disk usage, the relevance of a query result, etc.
Note: The <meter> tag should not be used to indicate progress (as in a progress bar). For progress bars, use the <progress> tag.
Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5
The <meter> tag is new in HTML5.
New : New in HTML5.
|formNew||form_id||Specifies one or more forms the <meter> element belongs to|
|highNew||number||Specifies the range that is considered to be a high value|
|lowNew||number||Specifies the range that is considered to be a low value|
|maxNew||number||Specifies the maximum value of the range|
|minNew||number||Specifies the minimum value of the range|
|optimumNew||number||Specifies what value is the optimal value for the gauge|
|valueNew||number||Required. Specifies the current value of the gauge|
The <meter> tag also supports the Global Attributes in HTML.
The <meter> tag also supports the Event Attributes in HTML.
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