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HTML <legend> align Attribute

HTML legend Tag Reference HTML <legend> tag

Example

Align the caption to the right:

<form>
  <fieldset>
    <legend align="right">Personalia:</legend>
    Name: <input type="text" size="30"><br>
    Email: <input type="text" size="30"><br>
    Date of birth: <input type="text" size="10">
  </fieldset>
</form>

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Definition and Usage

The align attribute specifies the alignment of the caption in a fieldset.


Browser Support

Attribute
align Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

The "left" and "right" values of the align attribute is supported in all major browsers, except Opera 12 and earlier versions. The "bottom" value does not work in any of the major browsers.


Compatibility Notes

The align attribute of <legend> is not supported in HTML5. Use CSS instead.

CSS syntax: <legend style="float:right">

CSS Example: Let the fieldset caption float to the right

In our CSS tutorial you can find more details about the float property.


Syntax

<legend align="left|right|top|bottom">

Attribute Values

Value Description
left Aligns the caption to the left (this is default)
right Aligns the caption to the right
top Aligns the caption at the top
bottom Aligns the caption at the bottom

HTML legend Tag Reference HTML <legend> tag

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