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I want CSS2 and HTML code to make the div border as the image below (on all div sizes).

Here is the border I have:
border.png
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Question by:Mohamed Abowarda
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by:Rikin Shah
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by:Rikin Shah
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http://www.w3.org/Style/Examples/007/roundshadow.en.html

this is better explained with both points...
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by:Mohamed Abowarda
ID: 35188113
@rikin_shah: How can I do that by using the image itself?
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by:Proculopsis
ID: 35188165

Is this any use:

<style>
.table-wrapper { border-collapse:collapse; }
.top-left      { width:36px; height:36px; background-position:left top;      background-image:url( 'http://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/2011/03_w13/t435327/border.png' ); background-repeat:no-repeat; }
.top-center    { width:36px; height:36px; background-position:center top;    background-image:url( 'http://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/2011/03_w13/t435327/border.png' ); background-repeat:no-repeat; }
.top-right     { width:36px; height:36px; background-position:right top;     background-image:url( 'http://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/2011/03_w13/t435327/border.png' ); background-repeat:no-repeat; }
.middle-left   { width:36px; height:36px; background-position:center left;   background-image:url( 'http://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/2011/03_w13/t435327/border.png' ); background-repeat:no-repeat; }
.middle-right  { width:36px; height:36px; background-position:center right;  background-image:url( 'http://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/2011/03_w13/t435327/border.png' ); background-repeat:no-repeat; }
.bottom-left   { width:36px; height:36px; background-position:left bottom;   background-image:url( 'http://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/2011/03_w13/t435327/border.png' ); background-repeat:no-repeat; }
.bottom-center { width:36px; height:36px; background-position:center bottom; background-image:url( 'http://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/2011/03_w13/t435327/border.png' ); background-repeat:no-repeat; }
.bottom-right  { width:36px; height:36px; background-position:right bottom;  background-image:url( 'http://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/2011/03_w13/t435327/border.png' ); background-repeat:no-repeat; }
</style>

<table class="table-wrapper">
<tr><td class="top-left"></td><td class="top-center"></td><td class="top-right"></td></tr>
<tr><td class="middle-left"></td><td class="">

<div style="width:400px; height:200px;">This is my DIV content!</div>

</td><td class="middle-right"></td></tr>
<tr><td class="bottom-left"></td><td class="bottom-center"></td><td class="bottom-right"></td></tr>
</table>

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by:Rikin Shah
ID: 35188166
write a css for making the background of div with same image. and per attached image in red color you can create a table with some spacing from all directions.

add the contents and done!!

 border
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by:Mohamed Abowarda
ID: 35188215
@Proculopsis: That will cause a problem when I resize the div.
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by:Mohamed Abowarda
ID: 35188278
@rikin_shah: I want the image to fit the div on any size.
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by:Proculopsis
Proculopsis earned 600 total points
ID: 35188408

Resizing should be fine, here some colspan and rowspan is used to allow sizes larger than the original:

<style>
.table-wrapper { border-collapse:collapse; }
.top-left      { width:36px; height:36px; background-position:left top;      background-image:url( 'http://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/2011/03_w13/t435327/border.png' ); background-repeat:no-repeat; }
.top-center    { width:36px; height:36px; background-position:center top;    background-image:url( 'http://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/2011/03_w13/t435327/border.png' ); background-repeat:no-repeat; }
.top-right     { width:36px; height:36px; background-position:right top;     background-image:url( 'http://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/2011/03_w13/t435327/border.png' ); background-repeat:no-repeat; }
.middle-left   { width:36px; height:36px; background-position:center left;   background-image:url( 'http://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/2011/03_w13/t435327/border.png' ); background-repeat:no-repeat; }
.middle-right  { width:36px; height:36px; background-position:center right;  background-image:url( 'http://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/2011/03_w13/t435327/border.png' ); background-repeat:no-repeat; }
.bottom-left   { width:36px; height:36px; background-position:left bottom;   background-image:url( 'http://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/2011/03_w13/t435327/border.png' ); background-repeat:no-repeat; }
.bottom-center { width:36px; height:36px; background-position:center bottom; background-image:url( 'http://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/2011/03_w13/t435327/border.png' ); background-repeat:no-repeat; }
.bottom-right  { width:36px; height:36px; background-position:right bottom;  background-image:url( 'http://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/2011/03_w13/t435327/border.png' ); background-repeat:no-repeat; }
</style>

<table class="table-wrapper">
<tr><td class="top-left"></td><td class="top-center"></td><td class="top-center"></td><td class="top-right"></td></tr>
<tr><td class="middle-left"></td><td colspan="2" rowspan="2">

<div style="width:600px; height:400px;">This is my DIV content!</div>

</td><td class="middle-right"></td></tr>
<tr><td class="middle-left"></td><td class="middle-right"></td></tr>
<tr><td class="bottom-left"></td><td class="bottom-center"></td><td class="bottom-center"></td><td class="bottom-right"></td></tr>
</table>

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by:Mohamed Abowarda
ID: 35194010
@Proculopsis: Thanks! it work great, the ony thing that I have now is when I make the div very large, it cause a problem.

Check the following code:
 
<style>
.table-wrapper { border-collapse:collapse; }
.top-left      { width:36px; height:36px; background-position:left top;      background-image:url( 'http://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/2011/03_w13/t435327/border.png' ); background-repeat:no-repeat; }
.top-center    { width:36px; height:36px; background-position:center top;    background-image:url( 'http://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/2011/03_w13/t435327/border.png' ); background-repeat:no-repeat; }
.top-right     { width:36px; height:36px; background-position:right top;     background-image:url( 'http://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/2011/03_w13/t435327/border.png' ); background-repeat:no-repeat; }
.middle-left   { width:36px; height:36px; background-position:center left;   background-image:url( 'http://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/2011/03_w13/t435327/border.png' ); background-repeat:no-repeat; }
.middle-right  { width:36px; height:36px; background-position:center right;  background-image:url( 'http://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/2011/03_w13/t435327/border.png' ); background-repeat:no-repeat; }
.bottom-left   { width:36px; height:36px; background-position:left bottom;   background-image:url( 'http://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/2011/03_w13/t435327/border.png' ); background-repeat:no-repeat; }
.bottom-center { width:36px; height:36px; background-position:center bottom; background-image:url( 'http://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/2011/03_w13/t435327/border.png' ); background-repeat:no-repeat; }
.bottom-right  { width:36px; height:36px; background-position:right bottom;  background-image:url( 'http://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/2011/03_w13/t435327/border.png' ); background-repeat:no-repeat; }
</style>

<table class="table-wrapper">
<tr><td class="top-left"></td><td class="top-center"></td><td class="top-center"></td><td class="top-right"></td></tr>
<tr><td class="middle-left"></td><td colspan="2" rowspan="2">

<div style="width:832px; height:518px;">This is my DIV content!</div>

</td><td class="middle-right"></td></tr>
<tr><td class="middle-left"></td><td class="middle-right"></td></tr>
<tr><td class="bottom-left"></td><td class="bottom-center"></td><td class="bottom-center"></td><td class="bottom-right"></td></tr>
</table>

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by:Mohamed Abowarda
ID: 35194116
@Proculopsis: I have checked the code in Chrome, unfortunately, it doesn't work on Chrome, works great on IE8.

How can I get it to work in all browsers?
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by:Mohamed Abowarda
ID: 35195191
@Proculopsis: I want the div to resize according to its contents, I need to remove "width:832px; height:518px;" from the following line to make the div fit its contents:

<div style="width:832px; height:518px;">This is my DIV content!</div>

When I do that it cause a problem only in Chrome (works great in Firefox and IE8)

What I need now is to make the div resize according to its contents without any problem in Chrome.
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MINORITYmaN earned 1400 total points
ID: 35197580
tha table solution is not standard w3c compilant because there are no surounding  tr & td for the div.
i just use divs instead of tables: check my example:
ps: the corners pixel went about 1 pixel to the left because i didnt cut it correctly out to 30x30 px, now the rorner have 30x31px.
if you cut your out, just watch to make all of them do 30x30px
<style>
.top-left {
	background-position:top left;
	background-repeat: no-repeat;
	background-image: url(data:image/png;base64,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);
}
.top-center {
	background-position:top;
	background-repeat:repeat-x;
	background-image: url(data:image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAAB4AAAAfCAIAAAB/DupQAAAACXBIWXMAAAsSAAALEgHS3X78AAAAXklEQVRIie3WywmAUAxE0URs2qZsygrcCPm/rbgfIZAUcAh3NZyZhLkN5BLRXlUNaVzrpnREDP0T7e4NaTMb+k2rKoru+bWINKR7BjnOC0QDxwLfD6o148YCMMjQn1utVElF0wViLgAAAABJRU5ErkJggg==);
}
.top-right {
	background-position:top right;
	background-repeat: no-repeat;
	background-image: url(data:image/png;base64,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);
}
.middle-left {
	background-position:0px;
	background-repeat:repeat-y;
	background-image: url(data:image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAAB8AAAAeCAIAAABbkFLLAAAAAXNSR0IArs4c6QAAAARnQU1BAACxjwv8YQUAAAAJcEhZcwAACxIAAAsSAdLdfvwAAABhSURBVEhLY/z37x8DA8N/MACyIeAvEvgDBr9h4NevX0AmkPwJBhBG5brHQEMuLizg42QFMuCACZlDdfao6biCdDRkRkOG1Ow2mmZG08xomiE1BEbTDKkhNlrOjKaZwZVmABkQRTkIgm3+AAAAAElFTkSuQmCC);
}
.middle-right {
	background-position:right;
	background-repeat:repeat-y;
	background-image: url(data:image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAAB8AAAAeCAIAAABbkFLLAAAAAXNSR0IArs4c6QAAAARnQU1BAACxjwv8YQUAAAAJcEhZcwAACxIAAAsSAdLdfvwAAABhSURBVEhLY/z//z8DEvj0/bd+/ASgQHuQLDs7OxsbG5CEMFhZWSEkBLCAATMSYIIBRjAAGsKEbDTV2aOm4wrS0ZAZDRlSs9tomhlNM6NphtQQGE0zpIbYaDkzmmYGV5oBAKLtCTbCocijAAAAAElFTkSuQmCC);
}
.bottom-left {
	background-position:bottom left;
	background-repeat: no-repeat;
	background-image: url(data:image/png;base64,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);
}
.bottom-center {
	background-position:bottom;
	background-repeat:repeat-x;
	background-image: url(data:image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAAB4AAAAfCAIAAAB/DupQAAAAAXNSR0IArs4c6QAAAARnQU1BAACxjwv8YQUAAAAJcEhZcwAACxIAAAsSAdLdfvwAAACfSURBVEhL7dYhDgMhEIXh0pP0Ur1UL4JD4dahMKg1GAwCQUKyDQnZEBaa2vrfdQ7w5eWNmBFrrRszd4b9qn/6p1vxbh2qWzyeL4gG1yiklFBqoZSiaK01RW/bRtHGGIq21lK0c46i932naO89RYcQKDrGSNEpJYrOOVN0KYWij+Og6ForRbfWKPo8T4ruHTu7Ywwq9XVdFD3nhGjwWfgA9CJADzoY8N4AAAAASUVORK5CYII=);
}
.bottom-right {
	background-position:bottom right;
	background-repeat: no-repeat;
	background-image: url(data:image/png;base64,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);
}
.box-outer { width:400px; }
.box-inner {
	padding:34px;
	height:300px;
}
</style>

<div class="box-outer">
	<div class="top-center">
	<div class="bottom-center">
	<div class="middle-left">
	<div class="middle-right">
	<div class="top-left">
	<div class="top-right">
	<div class="bottom-left">
	<div class="bottom-right">
		<div class="box-inner">This is my DIV content!</div>
	</div>
	</div>
	</div>
	</div>
	</div>
	</div>
	</div>
	</div>
</div>

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Thanks alot,
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