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Re: background images/Internet Explorer

From: Steve Knoblock <knoblock@worldnet.att.net>
Date: Sun, 15 Dec 1996 19:18:46 -0500
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To: Chris Josephs <cpj1@visi.com>, www-style@w3.org
I don't think you need the quotes:

I use 
.icap {
   font-size: 48pt;
   background: url(icap.gif);
   color: silver; /* lighter than graphic */


<p class=initial><span class=icap>T</span>he...

[if anyone wants to know why I end with an "unnecessary" semicolon, I add
them out of habit so when I go back to add more properties I will not forget.]

My page is not up yet. Its part of my personal pages/homepage on my HD. I do
run a web server on Win95 (PWS), so if you want to look I can send you my
current ip address.


At 10:04 PM 12/15/96 +0000, Chris Josephs wrote:
>I'm trying to overlay a background image over a paragraph in IE3 but it
>dosn't appear to be working.  As far as I can tell the browser isn't even
>attempting to load the image.
>Here's a snip of css code....
>	background: URL("paper.jpg");
>Does anyone know of any problems in the IE implementation involving
>background images?  Does anyone have any working examples of backgrounds
>over single elements?
>--- Christopher Josephes -------------------------
>mailto:cpj1@visi.com               Vector Internet
   _/     Steve Knoblock, ed., City Gallery
   _/     City Gallery - History of Photography
   _/     Member:  National Stereoscopic Association
Received on Sunday, 15 December 1996 19:17:50 UTC

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