yes...I see what you mean. I should have said there was no way to position the starting point AND
then direct the repetition (up/down).
D2 Digital Media
> From: "Valette Ragland" [EMAIL-REMOVED]>
> Subject: Re: [css-d] Using background-position and background-repeat together
> Sent: 14 Jun 2005 13:09:39
> On 6/14/05, Ray Dickman [EMAIL-REMOVED]> wrote:
> || You cannot vertically position a background image that is repeated
> on the y-axis.Similarily,
> || you can't horizontally position a background image that is repeated
> on x-axis.
> This is not quite right. You can vertically position a background
> image and then repeat it on the y-axis. You just have to realize that
> the repetition is of the entire y-axis: both down AND up. Positioning
> the background image just gives it a starting point.
> So if you position the image 50px; from the top and then have it
> repeat vertically, the first image will be placed 50 pixels from the
> top and will then repeat up and down. There is no way in the current
> CSS specs to have a background image repeat only down along the
> y-axis, or only right along the x-axis.
> Valette Ragland
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