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Cascading Style Sheets: The Definitive Guide by Eric A. Meyer

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Name

background-image — IE4 Y/Y | IE5 Y/Y | NN4 Y/Y | Op3 Y/-

Synopsis

Sets an image to be the background pattern. Depending on the value of background-repeat, the background image may tile indefinitely, or only along one axis, or not at all, and the starting position of the tiling is dependent on the value of background-position.

Example

BODY {background-image: url(bg41.gif);}
H2 {background-image: url(http://www.pix.org/dots.png);}

Values

<url> | none

Default

none

Inherited

no

Applies to

all elements

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