W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-style@w3.org > June 2006

Re: Backgrounds: Suggestion for improving background positioning

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2006 22:15:17 +0200
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.ta3o7rcg64w2qv@id-c0020.oslo.opera.com>

On Tue, 13 Jun 2006 22:12:03 +0200, Kelly Miller  
<lightsolphoenix@gmail.com> wrote:
> Instead of changing background-position, why not leave it and add a new
> property that specifies where background-position is in respect to?  For
> example, by default background-position is done from the top left.  But
> if you entered top right as the source and used background position, 5px
> 5px would push the image 5 pixels from both the top and the right side,
> and using 100% for the horizontal position would be the same as 0 from
> the top left.  In the same way, there could also be bottom left and
> bottom right, allowing positioning images with respect to the bottom
> corners.  Maybe even an entry to position from the center as well?

Why would you need this when we get calc()?

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 13 June 2006 20:15:31 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Monday, 2 May 2016 14:27:24 UTC