Change background size of sprites

Hi

I have icons that use a sprite. They are 60px by 60px. For mobile i want to reduce them down to 35px by 35px.

I dont really want to create seperate sprite image for mobile .

Is this possible with CSS?

Thanks
coolispaulAsked:
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COBOLdinosaurConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Trying to avoid using different dimensioned sprites is almost certainly not going to get anything reliable.  The closest thing might be to use transform:scale() after detecting the device, or through a media query but that is 100% guaranteed to have cross-browser, cross-browser versions and cross-device issues that will never be fully resolved because each new device will add new challenges.

It takes about 30 seconds in any graphics program to create a new version and about 10 seconds to ad a media query to the CSS; while trying to get to work without using new versions of the graphics could take weeks and will never be as reliable as using additional sets of sprites.

BTW mobile devices do not use a standard size or specification for the size of a pixel.

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sammySeltzerCommented:
One way I know how is to define the dimensions in css:

.bg_image_resize
{
    background-image:url('/yourfolder/yourimage.jpg');
    width:35px;
    height:35px;
}

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Then usage:

<span class="bg_image_resize"></span>

It may be something other than <span> since no code is shown
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coolispaulAuthor Commented:
ok thanks dinosaur

I'll use different sprites then. I thought this might be best...

Cheers
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