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Why doesn't my "wallpaper" show?

zgee
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Last Modified: 2013-12-25
I have a wallpaper background I would like my CGI program (on a UNIX server) to use when it returns a page to the user. Here is an example:

#part of a cgi program
sub error {

      print<<EOF;
Content-type: text/html

<HTML>
<HEAD>
<TITLE>Error</TITLE>
</HEAD>
<BODY BACKGROUND="bground.gif">
<P>Name and address fields must be filled in for this form to be submitted successfully
</BODY>
</HTML>
EOF
}

When I do this, I get the annoying "Document contains no data". However, if I omit BACKGROUND=bground.gif, the program works, and I get the defalut grey background. I have 2 copies of bground.gif - one in my public_html directory and the other in my cgi-bin. What am I doing wrong?
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Thanks, evilgreg.

I will try what you suggested tomorrow...

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I've done what you suggested above, however the wallpaper still doesn't show.....
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