Idocs Guide to HTML

Attribute for <HR ...>

Usage Recommendation
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NOSHADE indicates that the rule should be presented as flat instead of three dimensional. Compare this regular horizontal rule:

with a NOSHADE rule:


which gives us

NOSHADE is often used in conjunction with SIZE


which gives us

NOSHADE is popular because browsers usually don't render three-dimensional rules very well. Indeed, in many circumstances the rule is presented in the same color as the background, rendering it almost invisible. Copyright 1997-2002 Idocs Inc. Content in this guide is offered freely to the public under the terms of the Open Content License and the Open Publication License. Contents may be redistributed or republished freely under these terms so long as credit to the original creator and contributors is maintained.