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[SOLVED] Body Background Image problem with y axis repeat

Old Dec 6, 2012, 11:43 AM
17 posts · Feb 2009

I have a long narrow background image that I want to have repeat horizontally, so that it creates a fade out.

When I try this, which seems logical, there is no image displayed.
background-position: top left;
background: url(/images/background.gif);
background-repeat: repeat-y;

I have tried various other configurations, but they also display no image. For now I have left the image to be on, but if you scroll down you see where it repeats.

Thanks for any advice.
Gordon Peery
Old Dec 6, 2012, 06:54 PM
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23,762 posts · Mar 2009
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1) you are using both the background short code and other background statements
2) repeat-y causes the image to repeat top to bottom, since it is 5px width, it will only show a 5px image on the left of the screen.

what you want to do (I think) is use repeat-x and hvae a background-color of #FFFFFF so it will fade to white and only one occurance will show in the x-axis but it will be repeated on the y-axis
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Old Dec 7, 2012, 03:54 AM
17 posts · Feb 2009
Thank you - success!


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