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HTML Need help with color difference in table

Posted on 2013-06-15
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I have a table for the header of my web page and see a difference between 2 cells using an image for the gray shading. I need to separate the cells due to having buttons in the center.

Please view the image enclosed and see the slight difference within the circle.

Is there a fix for this?

Code using for the cells:
.tableCell {
	background-image: url(images/bar.png);
	background-repeat: repeat;

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Question by:DJPr0
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by:limweizhong
ID: 39250079
Does this occur on a simple test case? Did you happen to change the background-position CSS property?
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by:DJPr0
ID: 39250092
Happens with all browsers and I don't think I changed the background position.

Using this code for each cell:
class="tableCell"
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by:Scott Fell, EE MVE
Scott Fell,  EE MVE earned 375 total points
ID: 39250378
It looks like those are at least 2 different table cells and your background image is starting over at each cell. Some of options could be

a) Use a css gradient instead

b) Change your background image so the color gradient is only 100% vertical without color variation from left to right.  

c) Make sure the table cell to the left has the same exact background image.

It would be easier to determine the problem if you posted a link.  Otherwise, see if these suggestions help.
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by:Jagadishwor Dulal
ID: 39251224
post your table html code that will help to see
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by:DJPr0
ID: 39251571
padas - how would I use an css gradient? will it work for all browsers?

see code below:


<style type="text/css">
 #navbar ul { 
	margin: 0; 
	padding: 7px; 
	list-style-type: none; 
	text-align: center; 
	background-image: url(images/bar.png);
   	} 
 
#navbar ul li {  
	display: inline; 
	} 
 
#navbar ul li a {
	text-decoration: none;
	padding: .5em .5em;
	color: #fff;
	font-family:  ;
	font-size: 17px;
	font-family: Tahoma, Geneva, sans-serif;	
  
	} 
 #navbar ul li a:hover {
	color: #000;
	background-color: #fff;
	font-family: Tahoma, Geneva, sans-serif;
	} 
 
table { border-collapse:collapse }
body {
	background-color: #002e56;
	margin:0;
    padding:0;

}
.tableCell {
	background-image: url(images/bar.png);
	background-repeat: repeat;
	
}
</style>
</head>
<table width="100%" border="0" cellpadding="2"  style="border-left-style: none; border-bottom-style: none; border-right-style: none; border-top-style: none; margin-left: 0; margin-right: 0" stcellspacing="0">

  <tr>
    <td colspan="2" bgcolor="#002e56"></td>
    <td width="30%" rowspan="2" bgcolor="#002e56"  style="padding:10"><div align="center"><a href="home.htm" target="main"><img src="images/Header6.png" width="389" height="77"   id="sprytrigger1" border="0" /></a></div></td>
    <td colspan="2" rowspan="2" bgcolor="#002e56"><div align="center"><img src="images/Improve3.png" width="165" height="52"></div>
    </td>
  </tr>
  
  <tr bgcolor="#002e56">
    <td  colspan="2"><div align="center"><img src="images/1975_2.png" width="113" height="45"></div></td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td width="10%" height="30" bgcolor="#999999"class="tableCell" ><div align="center"><a href="http://www.corp.net/" target="_blank"><img src="images/Corp5.png" alt="Systems Corporation" width="91" height="29" border="0"></a></div></td>
    <td colspan="3" bgcolor="#999999"class="tableCell" >
     <div id="navbar"> 
  <ul> 
        <li><a href="home.htm" target="main">&nbsp;Home&nbsp;</a></li> 
        <li><a href="Link1.htm" target="main">1</a></li> 
        <li><a href="Link2.htm" target="main">2</a></li> 
        <li><a href="Link3.htm">3</a></li> 
        <li><a href="Link4" target="_blank">4</a></li> 
  </ul> 
</div> 
       
    </td>
    <td width="10%" bgcolor="#999999"   class="tableCell"><SCRIPT LANGUAGE="Javascript"><!--
         var now = new Date();
         var days = new Array('Sunday','Monday','Tuesday','Wednesday','Thursday','Friday','Saturday');
         var months = new Array('January','February','March','April','May','June','July','August','September','October','November','December');
         var date = ((now.getDate()<10) ? "0" : "")+ now.getDate();
         function fourdigits(number)	{
            return (number < 1000) ? number + 1900 : number;
		 }
         today =  days[now.getDay()] + ", " +
         months[now.getMonth()] + " " +
         date + ", " +
         (fourdigits(now.getYear())) ;
         document.write(" "+today+ "");
        //--></SCRIPT></td>
   
  </tr>
  </table>

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by:rgranlund
rgranlund earned 125 total points
ID: 39251606
You could always use Photoshop, chop off the end of the image, maybe 2-3 pixels wide and repeat it across the table to the button and the background always match 100%, no matter what. Plus, it will work cross browser and it is almost no overhead.  Or remove the background from the button?
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Scott Fell,  EE MVE earned 375 total points
ID: 39251670
There are a bunch of sites that can generate for you.  I have used this one in the past http://www.colorzilla.com/gradient-editor/
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by:Scott Fell, EE MVE
Scott Fell,  EE MVE earned 375 total points
ID: 39251672
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by:DJPr0
ID: 39297037
Thanks to all!
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