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HTML Components (HTCs) are a nonstandard mechanism to implement components in script as Dynamic HTML (DHTML) "behaviors"[1] in the "Microsoft Internet Explorer" web browser. Such files typically use a .htc extension.

HTC is typically an HTML file (with JavaScript/VBScript) and a set elements that define the component. This helps to organize behavior encapsulated script modules that can be attached to parts of a Webpage DOM.

Example

<BODY>
<UL>
  <LI STYLE="behavior:url(hilite.htc)">Foo Foo Foo</LI>
</UL>
</BODY>

In this example, the LI element is given the behavior defined by "hilite.htc" (a file that contains JavaScript code defining highlight/lowlight actions on mouse over). The same hilite.htc can then be given to any element in the HTML page - thus encapsulating the behavior defined by this file.

References

  1. ^ Introduction to DHTML Behaviors

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