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XHTML Tutorial - Tab Characters in a "pre" Element

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Are Tab Characters Preserved in a "pre" Element?

Yes. Tab characters are preserved in pre elements like other white space characters. Below is a good tutorial example of using "pre" elements:

<?xml version="1.0" ?>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN"
  <title>Tab Characters in PRE Elements</title>
XHTML	Extensible Hyper-Text Markup Language

HTML	Hyper-Text Markup Language

XML	Extensible Markup Language

If you save the above document as tab.html, and view it with Internet Explorer, you will see that tab characters are well preserved by the browser. Line feed characters are also preserved as shown below:
            Tab Characters in PRE Elements

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  1. What Is the "body" Tag/Element?
  2. What Is Wrong with My "body" Elements?
  3. What Elements Are Allowed as Body Sub-Elements?
  4. What Attributes Are Allowed in the Body Element?
  5. What Is a "p" Tag/Element?
  6. Can I Mix Images with Text in a Paragraph?
  7. How To Control Line Breaks in a Paragraph?
  8. How To Highlight One Part of a Paragraph?
  9. How To Get Extra Space between Paragraphs?
  10. What Is Wrong with My "p" Elements?
  11. What Is a "pre" Tag/Element?
  12. Are Tab Characters Preserved in a "pre" Element?
  13. Can Images Be Included in "pre" Elements?
  14. What Is a "blockquote" Tag/Element?
  15. Can "blockquote" Elements Be Nested?
  16. What Are Heading Tags/Elements?
  17. What Are "hr" Tags/Elements?
  18. What Are Other Block Elements?

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