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Summary

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


Applies to dom/HTMLElement/object

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.

HTML

<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

Specification Status Related Changes
HTML5 differences from HTML4: Obsolete Attributes Editor's Draft

Compatibility

Desktop

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic Support 2
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8
10
4

Mobile

Feature Android BlackBerry Chrome for mobile Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Opera Mini Safari Mobile
Basic Support ?
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Compatibility notes

Browser Version Note
n/a n/a Valid up to HTML4 only. Removed in HTML5.

See also

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External resources

Related pages (MSDN)

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Attribution

This article contains content originally from external sources.

Portions of this content come from the Mozilla Developer Network cc-by-sa-small-wpd.svg: [[1] Article]

Portions of this content come from the Microsoft Developer Network: [Windows Internet Explorer API reference Article]