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Posted on 2007-07-30
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I'm trying to make a header graphic which stretches (tiles actually) all the way across the top of the browser and leaves no gaps. Here's the code so far:

<body>

<div style="position: absolute; height: 123px; z-index: 1; left: 0px; top: 0px; width: 100%; background-image: url('header.png'); background-repeat: repeat-x" id="layer1">
&nbsp;<p>&nbsp;</p>
</div>

</body>

The problem is that IE seems to be leaving a small gap on the right hand side of the div layer. How can I make this stretch to 100% of the width? I'm using IE 7.
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Question by:jimstar
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Mark Steggles earned 2000 total points
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Hello,

This should do it

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd">
<html>
<head>
<style type="text/css">
* {padding:0;margin:0;}
html, body {height:100%;width:100%;}
#layer1 {width:100%;background: url(header.png) repeat-x left top;}
</style>
</head>
<div id="layer1">top</div>
</body>
</html>
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by:jimstar
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Works great, thanks!
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