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css-ing the html element?
noyearzero




msg:4098921
 5:32 pm on Mar 16, 2010 (gmt 0)

is there anything bad about giving the html element a background-image?

When giving the body a background-image there are issues because the body does not cover the whole viewport at times. i've found a workaround that gives the html element a background-image and a min-height of 100%. It works in IE6-8, FF, Chrome, Safari, and works in Opera if you remove the min-height.

does anyone see any problems with this?

i've run into this problem playing around with the new -moz-linear-gradient for FF 3.6.

You'll see the problem if you create a page where the body is shorter than the viewport and you give the body element a linear gradient (may happen with radial gradients too)

 

drhowarddrfine




msg:4098975
 6:43 pm on Mar 16, 2010 (gmt 0)

I looked into this last year and don't recall there being any issues.

noyearzero




msg:4098993
 7:32 pm on Mar 16, 2010 (gmt 0)

excellent, thanks!

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