DFN Definition. In Internet Explorer this displays as italic.
CITE:Used for quoting text (usually italic).
*CODE:Monospaced font; (usually Courier).
*SAMP:Monospaced font; (usually Courier).
*KBD:Monospaced font; (usually Courier).
BIG:Makes text one size larger.
SMALL:Makes text one size smaller.
SUP:Renders text as superscript.
SUB:Renders text as subscript.
ABBREV:Logically denotes abbreviations.
ACRONYM:Logically denotes acronyms.
PERSON:Denotes a name for indexing purposes.
Q:Denotes a short inline quotation.
VAR:Denotes a variable name, usually rendered in italics.
CODE,SAMP and KBD are particularly useful if your document contains actual code that you are trying to explain to the reader.
Please note that I have had to remove the mailto code for the envelope picture because I suspected spammers of scanning my web site and using this address to send spam. To send me an email you will now have to type in my email address, copying the address from the image (which is made up of text).