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Posted on 2004-10-13
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I have a bg image in a in a td but when I view it in the browswer it keeps duplicating the image like 4 more times down the page.  Even if I have content in the page I tried wrting text insert spacer gifs whats wrong heres the code. Any help will be much appreciated.
Phil
<html>
<head>
<title>Test</title>
</head>

<body leftmargin="0" topmargin="0" marginwidth="0" marginheight="0">
<table width="755" height="311" border="0" align="center">
  <tr>
    <td height="102" align="left" valign="top"><img src="headbar.gif" width="755" height="100"></td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td width="77" height="25" align="left" valign="top" background="rednav.gif"><div align="center"><a href="www.">Home</a>
        | <a href="www.">About Us</a> | <a href="www.">Welcome</a> | <a href="www.">Online
        Store</a> | <a href="www.">Classes Schedule</a> | <a href="www.">Directions</a>
        | <a href="www.">Contact</a> | <a href="www.">Email</a> </div></td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td height="47" align="left" valign="top"><p><font color="#000000">Spacer text here<br>Spacer text here<br>Spacer text here<br>Spacer text here<br>Spacer text here
        </font></p>
      </td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td height="21" align="left" valign="top"><font color="#000000"><img src="spacer.gif" width="45" height="45">Spacer text here<br>Spacer text here</font></td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td height="7" align="left" valign="bottom"><table width="774" height="76" border="0">
        <tr>
          <td width="764"><hr></td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
          <td><div align="center"><font color="#FF0000">Home | About Us | Welcome
              | Online Store | Class Schedule | Directions | Contact | Email </font></div></td>
        </tr>
        <tr>
          <td height="14"><div align="center"><font color="#000000" size="1">Copyright
              &copy; / 2004 - All rights reserved - </font></div></td>
        </tr>
      </table></td>
  </tr>
</table>
</body>
</html>
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Question by:smphil
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Roonaan earned 500 total points
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Try to add a style="background-repeat:no-repeat;" to the cell where you do not want the repetition to occur.

Furthermore possibly go to www.w3schools.com/css because the type of html you use (<font>) is becoming somewhat oldfashioned these days.

Regards

-r-
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by:jmanGJHS97
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You can either use a style sheet for the table, or you can specify the style in the tag.  Here's an example of both ways:

//CSS WAY
.my_style
{
background-image: url(rednav.gif);
background-repeat: no-repeat;
background-position: center center;
}

Then in your tag, you do this:
<td width="77" height="25" align="left" valign="top" class="my_style">

//HTML WAY
<td width="77" height="25" align="left" valign="top" style="background: url('rednav.gif') no-repeat center center;">

I'd recomment the CSS way because it's a lot more flexible and powerful.

Jeff
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by:stefanaichholzer
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Yes, that´ll do it:

 >> Try to add a style="background-repeat:no-repeat;" to the cell where you do not want the repetition to occur.

;)
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