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

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Name

background-repeat — IE4 P/Y | IE5 Y/Y | NN4 P/B | Op3 Y/-

Synopsis

Sets the repeat style for a background image. Note that the axis-related repeats actually repeat in both directions along the specified axis. The repeating of a background image begins with the origin image, whose position is defined by the value of background-position.

Example

BODY {background-repeat: no-repeat;}

Values

repeat | repeat-x | repeat-y | no-repeat

Default

repeat

Inherited

no

Applies to

all elements

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