stopping text wrapping


<br clear="">

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Type
Inline Empty Deprecated

The clear attribute of the BR element is used to stop text wrapping around the table.


<br clear="all">


Attribute Value Explanation
clear=" " left clears the left (for the left-floating table)
right clears the right (for the right-floating table)
all clears the both (for the left or right floating table)

The use of this attribute is deprecated. (Use CSS instead)

Tips and Notes

Use CSS instead of deprecated HTML. Please see the "Related Document" for details on CSS.


Example

<table border="1" align="left">
<tr>
<td>Row1 - Col1</td>
<td>Row1 - Col2</td>
<td>Row1 - Col3</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Row2 - Col1</td>
<td>Row2 - Col2</td>
<td>Row2 - Col3</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>Row3 - Col1</td>
<td>Row3 - Col2</td>
<td>Row3 - Col3</td>
</tr>
</table>

The table floats to the left.
<br>
And the text wraps to the right of the table.
<br clear="left">
Clears the left
Output
Row1 - Col1 Row1 - Col2 Row1 - Col3
Row2 - Col1 Row2 - Col2 Row2 - Col3
Row3 - Col1 Row3 - Col2 Row3 - Col3
The table floats to the left.
And the text wraps to the right of the table.
Clears the left