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How to Align <legend> Tag Text to Center ?
  • Last Updated : 25 Mar, 2020

The <legend> tag is used to define the title for the child contents. The legend elements are the parent element. This tag is used to define the caption for the <fieldset> element.

The <legend> align attribute in HTML is used to specify the alignment of the caption in a <fieldset> element. The left and right alignment of <legend> element are supported by major browsers except Opera 12 and earlier versions. The bottom alignment are not supported by any browsers.

We can use CSS to align <legend> tag element to center. The CSS margin-left property will play the vital role here to center the legend element.

Below example implements the above approach:

Example:




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
        How to Align legend Tag
        Text to Center?
    </title>
  
    <style>
        form {
            width: 50%;
        }
          
        label {
            display: inline-block;
            float: left;
            clear: left;
            width: 90px;
            margin: 5px;
            text-align: left;
        }
          
        input[type="text"] {
            width: 250px;
            margin: 5px 0px;
        }
          
        .gfg {
            font-size: 40px;
            color: green;
            font-weight: bold;
        }
          
        legend {
            width: 70px;
            padding: 2px;
            margin-left: calc(50% - 35px - 8px);
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <div class="gfg">GeeksforGeeks</div>
    <h2>Centered Legend tag</h2>
    <form>
        <fieldset>
            <legend>STUDENT</legend>
            <label>Name:</label>
            <input type="text">
            <br>
            <label>Email:</label>
            <input type="text">
            <br>
            <label>Enroll No:</label>
            <input type="text">
        </fieldset>
    </form>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:




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