ISSUE-12: Position and tile an image only in a certain area of the element

position rect()

Position and tile an image only in a certain area of the element

CSS3 Backgrounds and Borders
Raised by:
Bert Bos
Opened on:
Kelly Miller (see suggested allowing 'rect()' and 'inset-rect()' in 'background-position' to specify a region of the element in which to tile a certain image.

Bert thinks this is going too far for CSS and would rather this were tackled in the image format (an SVG extension with non-linear scaling?). Elika thinks it might possibly go into 'background-origin' instead, but not into 'background-position'. See
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