HTML for ROSR Acronym

when ROSR means Radio On-Scene Report

New! Now updated with the inheritance rules for the title attribute in HTML 5

The easiest way to create HTML code indicating that the acronym ROSR stands for Radio On-Scene Report is to simply include the acronym in an HTML <a> tag and an abbreviation tag (not an acronym tag):

<a href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/r/Radio-On-Scene-Report/" title="Radio On-Scene Report"
onclick="if (confirm('ROSR stands for Radio On-Scene Report')) return false;"
>
<abbr>ROSR</abbr>
</a>

This is the recommended code for both HTML 4 browsers and HTML 5 browsers. Some browsers, most notably IE, do not activate help when the title attribute is coded on the <abbr> tag, but they do work as expected for titles on the <a> tag. The <abbr> tag inherits its title attribute from the parent <a> tag.

If you are creating HTML code for the definition of Radio On-Scene Report, the meaning of the acronym ROSR, then include a <dfn> definition tag around the <abbr> abbreviation tag and follow the entire HTML code for the hypertext link with the definition of the term:

<p>A <a href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/r/Radio-On-Scene-Report/" title="Radio On-Scene Report"
onclick="if (confirm('ROSR stands for Radio On-Scene Report')) return false;"
>
<dfn><abbr title="Radio On-Scene Report">ROSR</abbr>
</a> is ...(definition of Radio On-Scene Report)....</p>

The <dfn> tag gets the term being defined from the title attribute of the <abbr> tag. The result should look like this (hovering your mouse over the ROSR acronym shows the expanded meaning of the acronym):

A ROSR is ...(definition of "Radio On-Scene Report")....

If you are creating HTML code that simply expands the acronym then indicate that it is the ROSR acronymn which is being defined using an HTML <dfn> tag with a title attribute around the <abbr> tag and follow the HTML for the hypertext link with the acronym definition:

<p>When we use the acronym <a href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/r/Radio-On-Scene-Report/" title="Radio On-Scene Report"
onclick="if (confirm('ROSR stands for Radio On-Scene Report')) return false;"
>
<dfn title="ROSR"><abbr title="Radio On-Scene Report">ROSR</abbr></dfn>
</a> it is the abbreviation for Radio On-Scene Report.</p>

The result should look like this (hovering your mouse over the ROSR acronym shows the definition):

When we use the acronym ROSR it is the abbreviation for Radio On-Scene Report.

Acronym Vocabulary URI Declaration

For the remaining examples, the Acronym Vocabulary namespace URI needs to be declared for use with element tag names and attribute values. For an HTML web page, the beginning of the file should look like this:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE html [
<!ENTITY at "http://Acronyms.net/terms/">
<!ENTITY av "http://Acronyms.net/vocabulary/">
]>
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:av="&av;">
<head>
<style type="text/css">
.hide { display: none }
</style>
...

This only needs to be done once per document file.

XLink simple link

First, declare the vocabulary as shown above. Then, add acronyms as follows:

<a href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/r/Radio-On-Scene-Report/" title="Radio On-Scene Report"
xlink:type="simple"
xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/r/Radio-On-Scene-Report/"
xlink:arcrole="&av;definedAt"
xlink:role="&av;definition"
xlink:title="Radio On-Scene Report"
xlink:show="new"
xlink:actuate="onRequest"
>
<abbr
xlink:type="simple"
xlink:href="&at;Radio-On-Scene-Report"
xlink:arcrole="&av;standsFor"
xlink:role="&av;term"
xlink:title="ROSR - Radio On-Scene Report"
xlink:show="new"
xlink:actuate="onRequest"
>ROSR</abbr></dfn>
</a>

XLink extended link

First, declare the vocabulary as shown above. Then, add acronyms as follows:

<a xlink:type="extended" href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/r/Radio-On-Scene-Report/" title="Radio On-Scene Report">
<abbr xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="acronym">ROSR</abbr>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="verbal" xlink:title="pronunciation">roser</span>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="expand" xlink:title="expansion">Radio On-Scene Report</span>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="term" xlink:role="&av;term" xlink:href="&at;Radio-On-Scene-Report" xlink:title="Radio On-Scene Report"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="definition" xlink:role="&av;definition" xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/r/Radio-On-Scene-Report/" xlink:title="Radio On-Scene Report"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="finder" xlink:role="&av;reference" xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/reference/r/ROSR#Radio-On-Scene-Report" xlink:title="ROSR - Radio On-Scene Report"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="arc" xlink:from="acronym" xlink:arcrole="&av;pronounceAs" xlink:to="verbal" xlink:actuate="onLoad"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="arc" xlink:from="acronym" xlink:arcrole="&av;expandsTo" xlink:to="expand"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="arc" xlink:from="acronym" xlink:arcrole="&av;standsFor" xlink:to="term"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="arc" xlink:from="term" xlink:arcrole="&av;definedAt" xlink:to="definition" xlink:show="new" xlink:actuate="onRequest"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="arc" xlink:from="acronym" xlink:arcrole="&av;foundAt" xlink:to="finder" xlink:show="new" xlink:actuate="onRequest"/>
</a>

embedded RDF metadata

First, declare the vocabulary as shown above. Then, add acronyms as follows:

<a href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/r/Radio-On-Scene-Report/" title="Radio On-Scene Report">
<abbr>ROSR</abbr>
</a>

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