OBJECT XHTML Element

Windows Mobile 6.5
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4/8/2010

The OBJECT element inserts an ActiveX® control onto the page. This is a block element and requires a closing tag.

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Internet Explorer Mobile cannot download controls. You are limited to using the pre-installed controls for the device.

There are some common properties and collections that apply to all the elements of the document object model, see Common Properties, Methods and Collections for the HTML Elements in Internet Explorer Mobile.

This element can be used within a web page with attributes.

This element can be used within scripts where it will have properties, events and methods.

The following table shows items that Internet Explorer Mobile supports.

Attribute Value Description

ACCESSKEY

0…9, #, *

Gives access or focus to an active HTML element by using a keypad number.

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Supported only on Pocket PC for Windows Mobile 2003 and later.

ALIGN

 

Specifies ActiveX alignment for the control.

 

absbottom

This attribute is equivalent to the CSS:

vertical-align: text-bottom;

 

absmiddle

This attribute is equivalent to the CSS:

vertical-align: middle;

 

baseline

This attribute is equivalent to the CSS:

vertical-align: baseline;

 

bottom

This attribute is equivalent to the CSS:

vertical-align: bottom;

 

center

 

 

middle

This attribute is equivalent to the CSS:

vertical-align: middle;

 

texttop

This attribute is equivalent to the CSS:

vertical-align: text-top;

 

top

This attribute is equivalent to the CSS:

vertical-align: top;

CLASS

 

 

CLASSID

URL

Specifies the control class identifier. The format is "clsid:XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXX". This attribute is mandatory for the control to render.

HEIGHT

0…#

Specifies the height of the ActiveX control in pixels

This attribute is equivalent to the CSS:

height: {n};

HSPACE

0…#

Sets the horizontal margin for the control in pixels.

ID

 

Specifies the string identifying the object. Can be used so that the OBJECT can be referenced from script. This attribute is mandatory for the control to render.

NAME

 

Sets or retrieves the name of the object.

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Supported only for devices running Windows Mobile 2003 software or later.

STYLE

 

Provides the definition of the CSS styles used for this element. Extent of support is border, margin, padding and other inline styles.

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Supported only for devices running Windows Mobile 2003 software or later.

TABINDEX

 

Sets the order in which elements are tabbed to.

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Supported only for devices running Windows Mobile 2003 software or later.

VSPACE

0…#

Sets the vertical margin for the ActiveX control in pixels.

WIDTH

0…#

Specifies the width of the ActiveX control in pixels

This attribute is equivalent to the CSS:

width: {n};

This element has no scripting properties.

This element has no associated events.

This property has no associated methods.

Windows MobilePocket PC for Windows Mobile Version 5.0 and later, Smartphone for Windows Mobile Version 5.0 and later

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