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Background on masterpage and in ContentPlace holder diffrent

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Hi guys. Trying to make the background color on my master page diffrent than the Content place holder section. Unfortunatly its all black now. I want a black background with contente place holder being white.
body {background-color:Black;
}

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Question by:HawaiiDragon
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by:Gyanendra Singh
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Create one Div Tag, inside that place your contente place holder... and make background color for div tag.
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by:HawaiiDragon
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not working now what do I try?
<head runat="server">
    <title>Untitled Page</title>
  
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
    <div style="text-align: center">
    <body style="background-color:Black">
        <img src="images/mainlogo.jpg" /><br /><div>
        <asp:contentplaceholder id="ContentPlaceHolder1" runat="server">
       
        </asp:contentplaceholder></div>
        <asp:Button ID="btnHome" runat="server" Text="Home" Width="92px" PostBackUrl="~/Default.aspx" />
        <asp:Button ID="tnResume" runat="server" Text="Resume" Width="92px" PostBackUrl="~/Resume.aspx" />
        <asp:Button ID="btnLinks" runat="server" Text="Links" Width="92px" PostBackUrl="~/Links.aspx" />
        <asp:Button ID="btnBlog" runat="server" Text="Blog" Width="92px" PostBackUrl="~/Blog.aspx" />
        <asp:Button ID="BtnProjects" runat="server" Text="Projects" Width="92px" PostBackUrl="~/Projects.aspx" />
        <asp:Button ID="btnAboutMe" runat="server" Text="About Me" Width="92px" PostBackUrl="~/Aboutme.aspx" /></div>
    </form>
</body>
</html>
------------------ now code in css file
 
body {background-color:Black
}
div
{background-color:White}

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Gyanendra Singh earned 500 total points
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is yr content page empty .. check that ... and fill some control on that

following code is working for me ...
<%@ Master Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeFile="MasterPage.master.cs" Inherits="MasterPage" %>
 
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
 
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
<head runat="server">
    <title>Untitled Page</title>
</head>
<body bgcolor ="black" > 
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
    <div style="background-color:White">
        <asp:contentplaceholder id="ContentPlaceHolder1" runat="server">
        </asp:contentplaceholder>
    </div>
    </form>
</body>
</html>

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by:HawaiiDragon
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thankx  my problem with solution.... I misspelled a contentPHaceholder LOL thank you so much.
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by:Gyanendra Singh
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your welcome
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