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DIVs with images

I am trying to add an image to a div as a background image.  Here is the following div that I have for this div background image.

<div id="mailformtoolset" style="background-image:url('~/images/bodybg.png'); background-repeat:repeat-x; width:225px; height:110px; background-position:center;">

So why is my div not picking up the image for the background and how do I fix that?  The file that I am writing code for is a user control located in the controls directory, the web page that I am testing it on is in the root directory and the image is located in the images folder.  How do I fix this issue?  Thank you!
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VBBRett
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VBBRett
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npinfotechCommented:
That tilde looks suspect; try the full path as a test: http://www.website.com/images/bodybg.png
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mahendravCommented:
use relative path to define url in css. When images folder is on root and the page is in a directory on root, the css will be -  
<div id="mailformtoolset" style="background-image:url('../images/bodybg.png'); background-repeat:repeat-x; width:225px; height:110px; background-position:center;">

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valverde2006Commented:
The image path have an "~" that is not recognized by the browsers.

You should use absolute paths ("/images/image.jpg") or relative paths ("../../image/images.jpg")

You could learn more at http://www.w3schools.com/css/
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