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====Tag====
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[abbr]
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|tag=abbr
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|description=
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The abbr tag allows you to specify abbreviations with titles, which will be displayed when you hover over the indicated text. The abbr and acronym tags are usually displayed the same in browsers, and you can use either depending on whether you want to display abbreviations, acronyms or just have extra information. This is an inline tag and no block level tags can be placed inside, however other inline tags can be used if nested correctly.
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If the abbreviation's title contains complex characters, place it in quotes.
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<abbr title="Simple Machines Forum">SMF</abbr>
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|example=[abbr="a.k.a. [Unknown]"]Unknown W. Brackets[/abbr]
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|result=<abbr title="a.k.a. [Unknown]">Unknown W. Brackets</abbr>;
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====Explanation====
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[[Category:Bulletin Board Code]]
The <tt>abbr</tt> tag allows you to specify abbreviations with titles, which are usually displayed when you hover. The <tt>abbr</tt> and <tt>acronym</tt> tags are usually displayed the same in browsers, and you can use either depending on whether you want to display abbreviations, acronyms or just have extra information. This is an inline tag and no block level tags can be placed inside, however other inline tags can be if nested correctly.<abbr title="Simple Machines Forum">SMF</abbr>
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[[Category:Text Formatting Bulletin Board Code]]
 
 
====Usage====
 
<nowiki>&#91;abbr=&quot;a.k.a. &#91;Unknown&#93;&quot;&#93;Unknown W. Brackets&#91;/abbr&#93;</nowiki>If the abbreviation&#039;s title contains complex characters, place it in quotes.<abbr title="a.k.a. [Unknown]">Unknown W. Brackets</abbr>
 
 
 
[[Category:Bulletin_Board_Code]]
 

Latest revision as of 11:34, 2 July 2013

description: The abbr tag allows you to specify abbreviations with titles, which will be displayed when you hover over the indicated text. The abbr and acronym tags are usually displayed the same in browsers, and you can use either depending on whether you want to display abbreviations, acronyms or just have extra information. This is an inline tag and no block level tags can be placed inside, however other inline tags can be used if nested correctly. If the abbreviation's title contains complex characters, place it in quotes. SMF

example: [abbr="a.k.a. [Unknown]"]Unknown W. Brackets[/abbr]

result: Unknown W. Brackets;