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Re: background width and height

From: Mjumbe Ukweli <mjumbewu@hotmail.com>
Date: Sat, 24 Mar 2001 02:28:02 -0500
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <F167IU1Gj03oHMwVN7m0000d80e@hotmail.com>
i don't want to use the workaround of putting the image in an absolutely 
positioned div because then, unless i put the rest of the page's content in 
another div, the image will cever the text.  it's not very complicated, just 
more so than it has to be.  and if i put the image in each file then every 
time i want to change it to a different image i would have to go back into 
each file and change them all, as opposed to changing a single 
background-image in a stylesheet.

also, it's the principle of it all.  the principality.  why use the new 
standards if you still have to do workarounds?

                                                  &#8226; mjumbe &#8226;

----Original Message Follows----
From: "Madison M" <rllrgrrl@hotmail.com>
To: www-style@w3.org
Subject: Re: background width and height
Date: Sat, 24 Mar 2001 16:57:34 +1100

I don't recall seeing anyway to set the size of a background image. But
you could achieve what you want by putting the background image as a regular 
image into a div (so you could put it behind your other stuff) and 
stretching it as you would a normal image.


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