HTML Email Background Images in Outlook 2007 / 2010

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(I know this is a question that has been asked many times before, but wasn't sure if there were any recent developments...)

Is there any way to show images behind text (background images) in Outlook 2007? And does Outlook 2010 support that?
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Yeah, I tried that, but it didn't work. I've gone through a lot of questions about it, but most of them are a few years old. Was just wondering if there were any new techniques to try. They show it "working" in that post, but turns out they were viewing in Outlook 2003
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Hi, BTMExpert.

Outlook 2007/2010 uses Word's HTML rendering engine which does not support background images.  Here's a link to Microsoft's documentation on the subject.  The unsupported CSS elements are twoard the bottom of the page.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa338201(office.12).aspx

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Thanks BDF. You cemented what I thought was true.
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You're welcome.  Glad I could help.

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