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INCREASE YOUR FONT SIZE IF YOU CANNOT READ THIS!!! ;-)
In this document, the body element is:
Which will tile the background with the image file
(found in the same directory as this document). In my example, this yields a
marbled background (kinda ugly, actually). If you do not see a special
background, then your browser does not support backgrounds -- or you have
turned off image loading. If the latter is the case, just press the
load images button on your browser.
Backgrounds can be useful, but can also cause problems -- you must make sure the background does not obscure the text printed on top of it, which generally means a low-contrast background image, rather like a watermark, or treated paper. You should also ensure that the background does not use too many colors, as many computers only support 256 colors at a time -- colors you "use up" in the background cannot be used elsewhere.
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