Banners and CSS

Rob (
Wed, 17 Sep 1997 09:15:38 -0500

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From: "Rob" <>
To: Dave Raggett <>
Date: Wed, 17 Sep 1997 09:15:38 -0500
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Subject: Banners and CSS

On 16 Sep 97, Dave Raggett <> wrote:

> The HTML working group has agreed to focus on applying CSS to
> this end. You will be able to use a DIV for the same effect
> as BANNER with the proposed CSS positioning features. This will
> be nicely backwards compatible, provided authors think about this.
> The missing feature is the ability to include the "banner"
> content via a URL. A work around is to use either OBJECT or
> IFRAME to include the content as a subdocument.

If you're willing to use a plain-color background, you could define the 
banner as an unrepeated, fixed background image on the left or top of the 
page with the body margins set accordingly. It's a little bit of a hack 
but it can be done now.


Robert Rothenburg Walking-Owl (
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