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HTML5 | MathML <mtext> Tag

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  • Last Updated : 24 Aug, 2021

The MathML <mtext> tag in HTML5 is used to print any text before after any expression. You can use this tag to signify the expression or can give a name to that expression. Use to print comments about any expression this tag has been used.

<mtext attributes="values"> Random text </mtext>

Attributes: This tag accepts some attributes which are listed below: 

  • class|id|style: This attribute is used to hold the styles of the child elements.
  • href: This attribute is used to hold any hyperlink to a specified URL.
  • mathbackground: This attribute holds the value of the math expressions background color.
  • mathcolor: This attribute holds the color of the math expressions.
  • dir: This attributes holds the direction value. Two types of direction values are acceptable ltr from left to right and rtl from right to left.
  • mathsize: This attribute holds the value of the size for the content. The possible values are small, medium and big.
  • mathvariant: This attribute holds variety of typography like font-family.

Below example illustrates the MathML <mtext> tag in HTML5:


<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>HTML5 MathML mtext tag</title>
        mi {
        <h1 style="color:green">
        <h3>HTML5 MathML <mtext> tag</h3>
                <mtext mathvariant="bold">
                <mtext mathvariant="italic">
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Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by HTML5 MathML <mtext> tag are listed below: 

  • Firefox
  • Safari


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