align attribute is used to specify how the object
sits on the page in relation to surrounding text and other elements. It is
a fairly rudimentary attribute—and a very presentational one—that allows
you to move an object to the right or left, with text wrapping around the
object accordingly (although generally, whitespace isn’t included, which
tends to result in quite an ugly result). You can also change the way that
adjacent text aligns with the object so that the first line of the text
aligns with the top, middle, or bottom of the object.
The example markup shown would render as illustrated in Figure 1.
Aside from aligning
isn’t very flexible when it’s applied to an
will continue to wrap around it until either:
align attribute for this
is set to
<object classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000" codebase="http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/ ➥swflash.cab#version=9,0,28,0" align="right" width="320" height="285" title="Flash tester"> <param name="movie" value="flash-test.swf"/> <param name="quality" value="high"/> </object>
Possible values for this
This attribute is now deprecated, and is highly presentational in its nature. The desired visual effects can all be achieved with CSS and, as such, this attribute shouldn’t be used—it’s presented here for informational purposes only.