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Stop backgroud from tiling

Posted on 2006-11-28
Last Modified: 2010-04-09
I have a backgroud in <table>, how would I stop it from tiling?

this needs to be done without CSS as it is used as a email signiture, thus we cannot use CSS

Question by:sakuya_su
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Expert Comment

ID: 18026161
add a spacer that is 1 pix in size and a fixed distance.

the image is a transparency.
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Author Comment

ID: 18026179
can you please clarify that?

say I have the following:

<table background='test.gif'>

how do i stop that image from tiling?

Thanks for the fast response
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Accepted Solution

irwinpks earned 500 total points
ID: 18026191
create an image and call it spacer.gif

Make it the same size in height or width of your background image.  whichever you use, the opposite length is 1 pix in size.  Set the image as a transparent .gif and place it in your table.  Create a column or row (depends on your need).
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Author Comment

ID: 18026198
so for example if i want it to stop tiling vertically, i would:

<table background='test'gif'>
<tr><td><img src='spacer.gif'></td></tr>


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Expert Comment

ID: 18026202
you got it!
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Author Comment

ID: 18026207
i will try that now thanks
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Expert Comment

ID: 18026276
cool. thank you!

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