Arlen wroteded: > The basic difference is that <h1> says nothing more than > "This is a main > heading." That is, it defines the structure of the that part of the > document. It says nothing whatever about how the browser will > display the > phrase enclosed by that tag. OTOH, <font size=7 color=red> contains no > information at all about the structure of the document (is > the phrase it > encloses, a heading, a subhead, a quote from a book, or just > a shout on the > page?) but describes how the text should be displayed. very good explanation. it makes sense now. i can see the light. thanks a lot all you p30p13z. chris.