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Question: Are image backgrounds in table cells possible in more than once place? I have tried placing the above ‘background=’ line in the <TABLE>…<TR>…<TD>…and have found that for the image to be visible in IE, it can only be in the TABLE line and not the others. NSCP is less picky as it is visible in all–TABLE, TR, TD. Is my theory the truth or is there any other secrets that I am not aware of?

Answer: [button url=”/question11.htm” label=”Backgrounds in cells”]

Question: How do you set a table to coordinates of x=0 and y=o…I am trying to fit a graphic in the top left corner and it seems basic html defaults to about 5×5 pixels or so..I have seen pages like this before so i know it is possible..do you happen to know the tag used for this?

Answer: [button url=”/question10.htm” label=”Table Coordinates”]

Question: Help ! I can’t seem to get the scanner to do it’s job. My image was scanned in with default setting at 300dpi. Seems that no matter what I do, I get that darned burlap texture. What levels can you suggest to adjust out this effect or do you think it is the scanner itself??

Answer: [button url=”/question9.htm” label=”Scanner issue”]

Question: I’ve put pink text on top of a maroon background (using paintshop pro)& the resulting image is blurred around the text edges. how can i avoid this? would making two layers solve the problem? does jpg support this or does jpg merge the layers?

Answer: [button url=”/question8.htm” label=”Remove Blurred around edges”]

Question: I am considering placing a forum of sorts on my web site. A forum that would be for readers to ask and readers to answer. My question is, is there a way to screen the question/answers/ language or what not on the site without getting involved in the conversations?

Answer: [button url=”/question7.htm” label=”Forum screening”]

Question: I need to blend from “purple” to “red” in a table cell, and I need to do it in web safe colors. Can I do that?

Answer: [button url=”/question6.htm” label=”Table blending”]

Question: How do you copy an active window to the clipboard and only the active window?(Screen Shot) I can’t figure it out. Btw. I am on an NT workstation machine.

Answer: [button url=”/question5.htm” label=”Copy an active window”]

Question: I have a gif that I would like to shrink. How do I go about that without it looking pixelated?

Answer: [button url=”/question4.htm” label=”Shrink a gif”]

Question: I’ve been designing web sites and printed materials for a few years now and rather recently I have been approached to develop e-commerce sites. What kind of tools do I need for that? Do I need my own server to set up the database? etc?

Answer: [button url=”/question1.htm” label=”Develop a E-commerce site”]

Question: I just found out that because my screen resolution was set to 1024×768 when I designed my sites, most people are not seeing what I designed, but instead something extremely large and very badly laid out. I have now set my screen at 600×800, do I have to go back and re-do all of my pages to make them look decent at this resolution?

Answer: [button url=”/question2.htm” label=”Screen resolutions for websites”]

Question: How do I create a signature of my address etc. on the bottom each time I send mail? I am using Netscape Navigator for my mail program?

Answer: [button url=”/question3.htm” label=”Email signature”]

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