Absolute Middle Alignment for Images

Posted on 2006-05-10
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Last Modified: 2008-03-06

I have the attribute

align="absmiddle" in an image tag. Unfortunately with XHTML Strict, this is not allowed. Can anyone please tell me the CSS equivalent.

I know that

vertical-align:absmiddle is not valid in cSS

and that

vertical-align:middle does not give the desired effect. Thank you
Question by:REA_ANDREW
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get the image size.

write this out as a style sheet:

.img_style {
   position: absolute;
   left: 50%;
   margin-left: - (WIDTH/2);
   top: 50%;
   margin-top: - (HEIGHT/2);

<img class="img_style" src="....." />

The left and top margins are NEGATIVE numbers (one half the size).

Try that and see.....

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