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How can I position my background image 5px from the bottom?

I can position my background image 0px from the by using 100%

I can position my background image 5px from the top by using 5px

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>
<title>Title</title>
<style type="text/css" media="all">
div {
margin: auto;
width: 550px;
}
 
div p {
float: left;
width: 140px;
border: 1px solid red;
background: #ffeeee;
margin: 10px;
padding: 5px 5px 45px 5px;
background: transparent url(http://www2.hawaii.edu/~jrrosen/eportfolio/images/black.gif) no-repeat scroll 100% 100%;
}
 
</style>
</head>
<body>
 
<div>
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  <p>dsfd gsdf sdf fds ff ads dassfd gsfsdfg fsdfdlkg jfsdkl jfsd kjsdflkfjds  adsf dasj das hafdsj ads afds ads fads ds hdsgdasj gsdj </p> 
  <p>df ads das adsf dasfdsg df gj das hafdsj ads afds ads fads ds hdsgdasj gsdj </p> 
</div>
</body>
</html>

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by:scarsremained
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Have you tried using -5px?  I am not sure if that would work or not, I do not know much about HTML positioning.  I am going to college for Web Design, but I haven't started any of my design classes yet.
-5px would just seem like a logical choice since it would bring the image from the bottom rather than the top.  If that might not work, could you trying using different numbers like 40px from the top until you have it at the right position from the bottom? Let me know if I helped.
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I am 90 percent sure -5px would work for you.  I was reading this at a website:
With the calc() notation from the Values and Units module [CSS3VAL], background positions can also be relative to other corners than the top left. E.g., the following puts the background image 10px from the bottom and 3em from the right:

background-position: calc(100% - 3em) calc(100% - 10px)
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