Idocs Guide to HTML

<CODE>

Usage Recommendation
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<CODE> indicates text that is the code for a program. <CODE> is rendered in a fixed width font.

this code produces this
This code opens the data file:

<P>

<CODE>
# open the listing file<BR>
unless ( open(MYDATA, "data.txt") )<BR>
{die "couldn't open data file\n"} 
</CODE>
This code opens the data file:

# open the listing file
unless ( open(MYDATA, "data.txt") )
{die "couldn't open data file\n"}

For lengthy code examples, most authors prefer <PRE ...>, which is much better for showing spacing and indentation.

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