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position text precisely on top of an image

Posted on 2011-03-01
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How do I position some text precisely on top of an image? I don't want to use absolute positioning relative to the browser window, but positioning relative only to the image. So if the image moves, the text maintains its position within the image.
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try set the positioning of a block (div) as absolute, with the image as its background image and the text as its content
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How do I set a background image on a div? I want the div to be exactly the same size as the image so that the image entirely covers it.
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<< How do I set a background image on a div? >>
you can set the background image of almost any element. please check
http://www.w3schools.com/css/css_background.asp

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