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Version: 2.0, 3.2, 4.0

Compability: Explorer 4, 5  Netscape 4, 6

Syntax:
<i> ... </i>

The <i> tag causes the designated text to be displayed as an italic or oblique font style. If italic or oblique is not available for a particular font, the browser may impose some other physical change to the text, such as underline.

You can use the em tag to render in italics, the dfn tag to render in oblique, or use the style sheets font-style property to display in italics.
 
The closing tag is mandatory.
 

Examples

Code:
Did you know that the <b>Guru</b> is over <i>800 years old</i>?
<br>
Did you know that the <b>Guru</b> is over <em>800 years old</em>?
Output:
Did you know that the Guru is over 800 years old?
Did you know that the Guru is over 800 years old?
Language(s): HTML

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