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RE: troubles with inheriting a background image

From: Geoffrey Vail Brown <geoff.brown@deerfield.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Sep 1999 11:36:51 -0400
To: "Ian Firla" <graves@xserver.sjc.ox.ac.uk>, <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <NCBBINLLELBKALMLHIEAKEIMCDAA.geoff.brown@deerfield.com>
Hi,
I had this problem as well.
Try setting the image background = "" in the transparent cells.

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Geoffrey Vail Brown
Director of Web Development
geoff.brown@deerfield.com
Deerfield.com

> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-style-request@w3.org [mailto:www-style-request@w3.org]On
> Behalf Of Ian Firla
> Sent: Monday, September 06, 1999 9:56 AM
> To: www-style@w3.org
> Subject: troubles with inheriting a background image
>
>
>
> I hope someone can help on this.
>
> I've been having a devil of a time getting something right.
>
> I have two TD classes in my Style Sheet. One has a background image, the
> other is set to be transparent. Within one table, I call the TD class with
> the image. Then, within an embedded table, I call the second TD class.
>
> The effect works in IE. It does not work in Netscape where I
> either get the
> background image reoccuring (unless I set background-image: none) or
> masking out the image that should be coming through from the
> layer beneath.
>
> I've looked through the last couple of months worth of messages here but
> cannot find anything to help directly. The W3C validators check out both
> the HTML and CSS... I'm stumped.
>
> Any advice? The page is www.robertgraves.org
>
> Best regards and many thanks in advance,
>
> Ian
>
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