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Re: Background colors

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 9 Jun 2000 02:50:49 -0400 (EDT)
To: "Benjamin J. Simpson" <bsimpson@arc.nasa.gov>
cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.20.0006090247500.26143-100000@tux.w3.org>
Well, if the user has access to a browser that provides CSS support they can
change the background to whatever they want (including removing your

The line in a users' CSS file would look like

   body { background-color:purple }

or something, although generally it should be generated by a nicer
intereface than a text editor.


Charles McCN

On Wed, 7 Jun 2000, Benjamin J. Simpson wrote:

  How do I enable my users to change the background color if I have an
  image for my background? For example, a tiled, repeating background jpeg
  that is almost all white.  I don't want to use a method that affects any
  characteristics besides background color (for example, turning off All
  graphics to get rid of the background).
  Thanks for your help,
  Benjamin J. Simpson
  Education Associate, Web Development Group
  NASA Ames Research Center
  tele: (650) 604-3292

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