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Posted on 2007-04-06
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All I want to do is make it so that this picture is the as big as the browser.  No bigger and no smaller.  When the user shrinks the browser the picture should shrink.  Here is my code:  

<body bgcolor="#c0c0c0" style="margin:0px;">
<img src="images/beach-pictures.jpg" align="middle" width="100%" height="100%" />
</body>

It works perfectly when I view it with my Mac, but when its viewed on a PC it picture is larger than the screen so the user has to scroll down.  Then if the user shrinks his browser the picture stays the same size and does not shrink with the browser.  

All I want to do is create a page with one picture and nothing else.  No borders, no text, nothing else.  Please help.  I know this is easy but i need this to work asap.  THanks again.
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Question by:trifecta2k
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by:Mark Steggles
ID: 18867810
Hello trifecta2k,

Try this;

<html>
<head>
* {padding:0;margin:0;}
html, body, img {height:100%;width:100%;}
</head>
<body>
<img src="images/beach-pictures.jpg" />
</body>
</html>
Regards,

Steggs
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by:trifecta2k
ID: 18867851
I'm getting a syntax error.  Everything you have in the <head> shows up as text in IE.
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Mark Steggles earned 2000 total points
ID: 18867899
OOPS!

Try this

<html>
<head>
<style type="text/css">
* {padding:0;margin:0;}
html, body, img {height:100%;width:100%;}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<img src="images/beach-pictures.jpg" />
</body>
</html>
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by:trifecta2k
ID: 18867906
Thanks.  It works great!
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