HTML for ROSRs Acronym

when ROSRs means Radio On-Scene Reports

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 ROSRs stands for Radio On-Scene Reports 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-Reports/" title="Radio On-Scene Reports"
onclick="if (confirm('ROSRs stands for Radio On-Scene Reports')) return false;"
>
<abbr>ROSRs</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 Reports, the meaning of the acronym ROSRs, 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-Reports/" title="Radio On-Scene Reports"
onclick="if (confirm('ROSRs stands for Radio On-Scene Reports')) return false;"
>
<dfn><abbr title="Radio On-Scene Reports">ROSRs</abbr>
</a> is ...(definition of Radio On-Scene Reports)....</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 ROSRs acronym shows the expanded meaning of the acronym):

A ROSRs is ...(definition of "Radio On-Scene Reports")....

If you are creating HTML code that simply expands the acronym then indicate that it is the ROSRs 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-Reports/" title="Radio On-Scene Reports"
onclick="if (confirm('ROSRs stands for Radio On-Scene Reports')) return false;"
>
<dfn title="ROSRs"><abbr title="Radio On-Scene Reports">ROSRs</abbr></dfn>
</a> it is the abbreviation for Radio On-Scene Reports.</p>

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

When we use the acronym ROSRs it is the abbreviation for Radio On-Scene Reports.

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-Reports/" title="Radio On-Scene Reports"
xlink:type="simple"
xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/r/Radio-On-Scene-Reports/"
xlink:arcrole="&av;definedAt"
xlink:role="&av;definition"
xlink:title="Radio On-Scene Reports"
xlink:show="new"
xlink:actuate="onRequest"
>
<abbr
xlink:type="simple"
xlink:href="&at;Radio-On-Scene-Reports"
xlink:arcrole="&av;standsFor"
xlink:role="&av;term"
xlink:title="ROSRs - Radio On-Scene Reports"
xlink:show="new"
xlink:actuate="onRequest"
>ROSRs</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-Reports/" title="Radio On-Scene Reports">
<abbr xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="acronym">ROSRs</abbr>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="verbal" xlink:title="pronunciation">rosers</span>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="resource" xlink:label="expand" xlink:title="expansion">Radio On-Scene Reports</span>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="term" xlink:role="&av;term" xlink:href="&at;Radio-On-Scene-Reports" xlink:title="Radio On-Scene Reports"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="definition" xlink:role="&av;definition" xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/terms/r/Radio-On-Scene-Reports/" xlink:title="Radio On-Scene Reports"/>
<span class="hide" xlink:type="locator" xlink:label="finder" xlink:role="&av;reference" xlink:href="http://www.Acronyms.net/reference/r/ROSRs#Radio-On-Scene-Reports" xlink:title="ROSRs - Radio On-Scene Reports"/>
<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-Reports/" title="Radio On-Scene Reports">
<abbr>ROSRs</abbr>
</a>

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