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12-22-2002, 10:46 AM
Alright, here's the last problem I have- I promise:

Use the 'screen' object to get the size of the user's screen, then use this information to place an image (using dynamic positioning, such as 'absolute' or 'resolute') in the middle of the page.

Now, what I did was to put down in the image style "position: absolute; left: 50%; top: 50%" That puts the image in the center but I still feel I'm doing something wrong. I didn't use the 'screen' object and for some reason the picture isn't in the exact middle. Its off a little farther to the right. I'm in dire need of assistance! Please! It just has to be a small little script. Nothing big. Beginning level. Nothing fancy.

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12-22-2002, 01:18 PM
If left is at 50% then the central object will appear offset - it's left edge is in the middle - but what you want is for its middle to be in the middle.

You just need to make one small change to your calculation of the left position ....:thumbsup:

Mr J
12-22-2002, 03:14 PM
Please try the following

If you do not what to use the setTimeout method then include

onload="centerme()" in the opening BODY tag


function centerme(){
document.getElementById("pic").style.pixelLeft=document.body.scrollWidth/2 - document.getElementById("pic").width/2



<img id="pic" src="pic1.jpg" style="position:absolute">