HTML <rp> tag represents the ruby pronunciation or annotations that are required to display as a learning aid or pronunciation help for ruby characters. Here, ruby characters represent the characters of East Asian languages such as Japanese, Chinese, Korean and so on.
It is generally used to provide some visual help for non ruby-supporting web browsers.
The rp tag is the child element of HTML <ruby> tag that is used to define a mechanism for annotating the ruby characters. Also see HTML <rb> tag that is used to define the ruby base characters and <rt> tag that is used to define the ruby text or annotation for the ruby characters.
HTML rp Tag Sample Code
<html> <head> <title>HTML/HTML5 rp Tag with Example</title> </head> <body> <ruby> <rb>吾</rb> <rt> <rp>(</rp>I<rp>)</rp> - The Classical Chinese Character </rt> </ruby> </body> </html>
HTML rp Tag Sample Result
Standard Attributes Support
HTML <rp> tag supports mostly all HTML Attributes. Following are some most common attributes that are used by <rp> tag. You can get more details about available HTML Attributes here.
|class||user_defined||Represents a style for an element which is used in CSS style sheet|
|id||user_defined||Represents unique id for an element|
|style||css_properties||Represents an inline style for an element for e.g style=”color:red;text-decoration:underline;”|
|title||user_defined||Represents a tooltip information for an elements like img, a, abbr etc|
Event Attributes Support
The “script” is invoked when a certain “event” occurs. Each event handler content attribute deals with a different event. HTML <rp> tag supports mostly all HTML Event Attributes. Following are some most common event attributes that are used by <rp> tag. You can get more details about available HTML Event Attributes here.
|onclick||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse click on the specified element|
|ondblclick||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse double-click on the specified element|
|onkeydown||script||Event Fires immediately when user is pressing a down key from keyboard|
|onkeypress||script||Event Fires immediately when user presses a key from keyboard|
|onkeyup||script||Event Fires immediately when user releases a key from keyboard|
|onmousedown||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse pointer gets down from an element|
|onmousemove||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse pointer moves over an element|
|onmouseout||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse pointer gets out from an element|
|onmouseover||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse pointer moves over an element|
|onmouseup||script||Event Fires immediately when a mouse pointer is released over an element|