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Re: What happens with tiling bgs' positions

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 29 Aug 1998 00:20:15 +0200
Message-ID: <35E72D1F.F63DD8E8@w3.org>
To: John Fremlin <johnfremlin7@usa.net>
CC: www-style@w3.org
John Fremlin wrote:
> What's supposed to happen when a background-position is
> specified for a
> background image set to repeat?

You put the first image at the specified position and then tile from
there. This means that for example the edge of an image tile might not
correspond to the edge of the browser window.

Typically this is used to line up some edge of the image tile with some
other page element such as a margin.

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