Re: Stop Background Repeating

Chris Wilson (cwilso@MICROSOFT.com)
Tue, 31 Dec 1996 14:01:30 -0800


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From: "Chris Wilson (PSD)" <cwilso@MICROSOFT.com>
To: "'Peter Flynn'" <pflynn@curia.ucc.ie>,
Cc: "'www-html@www10.w3.org'" <www-html@www10.w3.org>
Subject: RE: Stop Background Repeating
Date: Tue, 31 Dec 1996 14:01:30 -0800

This is already in CSS stylesheets.  In fact, I believe Internet
Explorer 3.0 shipped with support for the background-repeat control.

	-Chris
Chris Wilson
cwilso@microsoft.com
-[-

>-----Original Message-----
>From:	Peter Flynn [SMTP:pflynn@curia.ucc.ie]
>Sent:	Tuesday, December 31, 1996 12:36 PM
>To:	amas@lhr-sys.DHL.COM
>Cc:	www-html@www10.w3.org
>Subject:	Re: Stop Background Repeating
>
>   I get frustrated when I have a background image with a column on the
>   left and since I am viewing the window larger the I should I get more
>   columns than I should.  Would it be possible to add to the background
>   tag a setting where the browser does not repeat the image in the
>   horizontal plain?
>
>This sounds like a browser bug to me. Are you asking for control over
>tiling, so that you can specify only a vertical repeat (or,
>presumably, in other circumstances, only a horizontal repeat)?
>
>   Sure this is cosmetic, but then so are a few of the recent additions
>   to html.
>
><BODY BACKGROUND="foo.gif" TILE="vertical"> sounds perfectly sensible to
>me. I'll add it to HTML Pro so people can test it out.
>
>///Peter
>