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    I remember reading somewhere that it was possible to stretch a background horizontally and/or vertically in CSS (it's a gradient background so I'm not all that worried about pixellation) but I can't remember the syntax, if any. Does anyone here know what I'm referring to and the correct syntax for this?
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    After some research it appears that there isn't a CSS solution. Setting the width to 100% might do it, though.
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    Tried that. No luck. Ah well, no big deal. I just made the background bigger.
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    try this:
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    	background-image: url(file.gif);
    	background-repeat: repeat-x;
    you can do repeat-x or repeat-y
    hope this helps!

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    Thanks dude, but it really doesn't. I don't want to repeat the background. I want to stretch it out regardless of browser resolution. In other words, it's one background, non-tiled, and the entire width of where it's supposed to go.
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    ah, sorry...depending on how bad you want to do this, my only suggestion would be to maybe write some javascript that takes the screen resolution, and you can do some math with that maybe. But that may not even work. Good luck!

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    'Sall good man. You gave it a shot. I can't ask any more than that, right?
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    you could always try using code for the gradient
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    Oh ay, ay oh? Do elaborate, please and thank you.
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    Here you go...
    Code:
    <style type="text/css">
    .gradient {filter=progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.Gradient(GradientType=0, StartColorStr='#000000', EndColorStr='#ffffff')
    }
    </style>
    IE only though
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