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Portland -- at the end of the 19th Century
In your html editor, look at what parameters
you are asked to supply.
The html code directs the browser to the location
of the graphic file: it might be in the directory of the html file, or it
could be at a URL on the other side of the Earth (need an absolute URL then,
||The height and width
used here are the original dimensions of the picture. We can change
one or both, retaining the original aspect ratio or not, as we choose.
||If we ask the browser
to enlarge the picture, it may have poor resolution. If we shrink the
picture, we waste loading time.
||all 0 here
||These sometimes give
||This is provided for
browsers that have the graphics turned off. It's especially important
if the picture is also a link. Many browsers display the alt text
when the mouse cursor if placed over the picture.
||Clicking on the picture
links to a page that has the same picture at its bottom.