[pmwiki-users] Single Page background image
Dr Fred C
drfredc at verizon.net
Fri Nov 23 02:26:52 CST 2007
Tegan Dowling wrote:
> On Nov 22, 2007 3:00 PM, Dr Fred C <drfredc at verizon.net> wrote:
>> Is there a simple way to get a page (or section of a page) to display a
>> background image?
>> NO, I'm not looking for solutions that require adding a bunch of
>> commands for each customized page to add to local config, or changes to
>> a skin for every page background I want to control. Or at least this is
>> what I take away as being the 'solution' from the jibberish on
>> pmwiki/BackgroundImages about setting a background image.
> Maybe re-visit that page, http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/Cookbook/BackgroundImages?
> I've used this, and it's all controlled in-page.
> It ain't perfect, but the imperfections might be irrelevant to your application:
> (:div style='border:0; padding:10px; color:black; height:750px;
This sort of works, thanks. In gemini skin+firefox, there's a big
15-20 px border around the page section.
It's not a particularly clean solution, nor can one see the background
image selected as part of the process, nor is it as simple as filling
out a simple box in my html editor's page preferences for the background
of my choice. However, it's workable given most of the work can be done
by copying and pasting a lot of seemingly unrelated jiberish.
I thought I'd left most of this sort of programming markup stuff
behind me from when I was coding compugraphics text formatting back in
the early 80s. Seems a lot of the power of pmwiki world is heading back
in that direction.
IMHO, the edit page box ought to have an option box to set background
and/or page style from a list. That doesn't seem to fit into how things
are done around here. However, at least the coding option is it's there
when one needs it.
Always, Dr Fred C
drfredc at drfredc.com
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