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standby

Summary

A message for the browser to show while an object’s implementation and data load.

Applies to [dom/HTMLElement/object](/w/index.php?title=dom/HTMLElement/object&action=edit&redlink=1)
A message for the browser to show while an `object`'s implementation and data load.

Examples

The standby attribute used to alert users to a lengthy delay before the image displays.

<object data="huge-picture.png" standby="Loading...">
</object>

Notes

Remarks

This property has no default value.

Windows Internet Explorer does not render the standby message while loading an object’s implementation or data; however, some objects may react to or display the content of this string.

standby was introduced in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6

Syntax

Standards information

Related specifications

HTML5 differences from HTML4: Obsolete Attributes
Editor’s Draft

See also

Related articles

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Multimedia

External resources

Related pages

  • object

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