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Web design - CSS assistance please?

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6y, 9m agoPosted 6 years, 9 months ago
Bonjour, yours truely again.

Quick question - I'm wanting to create a shadowed border around my main container in an XHTML page, however the content is variable, so I can't really make a static/repeating background.

I'm pretty sure it can be done in CSS, but can't remember how.

Anyone know?

If I'm not clear, check out the ITN.co.uk website, it has a perfect example of what I'm looking to do (screenshot coming)

Thankies!
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6y, 9m agoPosted 6 years, 9 months ago
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http://img14.imageshack.us/img14/2938/itnh.jpg

Left side of the container has a lovely shadowed border, this of course carries around and also continues to the bottom and back up again:

http://img714.imageshack.us/img714/9693/capturegy.png

Hoping this isn't just a background, but I find it unlikely.

*Edit* Been searching but not really found anything. It's looking like I might just need to cheat a little, but still holding out :p
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What software are you using?
#4
CFC_Mark
What software are you using?


Just using a text editor (well, using MS Expression Web 3 now, but still, doing it by hand). Also have photoshop to hand.
#5


Thanks I'll check those out now :)
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DragonChris
Thanks I'll check those out now :)


just so u know... css3 is still in it's early days and is not supported on all browsers..

this link shows you a brief overview of what will work etc...
http://www.deepbluesky.com/blog/-/browser-support-for-css3-and-html5_72/

Best to try and do it with images if u can! good luck! :thumbsup:
#7
It's looking like we'll have to leave it (suits me fine tbh, another guy in the group was leaning towards it, so I'll hopefully talk him out of it ;)). Thanks all.

*Edit* I made the shadow myself and added it in, so it's all fine now, thanks for the help anyway guys.

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