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Problem with putting the background image in html[edit]

I am failed to upload the background image in html plse give me some exmaple to this problem and some theroy and also tell the html s best books name —Preceding unsigned comment added by Vikas royal king (discusscontribs) 09:03, 26 October 2012‎

Mars Book 1[edit]

I am having problems saving PDF file. I get invalid annotation error. Using Windows 7, IE 9.0.12 64Bit.


Rename of the title of the book[edit]

Could you please change the letter in the word "peculiarities" from small to capital in the title Pragmalinguistic Peculiarities of English Slogan in Fashion Domain. I mistyped it in the page title and now it is written with a small letter, however it should be written with the capital one.

All done, thanks - QuiteUnusual (discusscontribs) 10:41, 9 June 2015 (UTC)

Is this good wikitext?[edit]

Am I correct in assuming that the following is not valid wikitext?


Figure 9.3: Variation of Pressure with Depth
\begin{figure}
\begin{center}
\leavevmode
\epsfxsize=3 cm 
\epsfbox{fig9-2a.eps}\end{center}\end{figure}

I ask because I once reverted an edit on a physics Wikipedia page only to discover that my browser was not configured properly. If the aforementioned text is valid, let me know and I will undo my revert.--Guy vandegrift (discusscontribs) 12:27, 11 June 2015 (UTC)

I found it at Fundamentals_of_Physics/Fluid_Mechanics#Variation_of_Pressure_with_Depth and will hold off the revert till I hear from you reverted the edit.--Guy vandegrift (discusscontribs) 12:30, 11 June 2015 (UTC)--Guy vandegrift (discusscontribs) 18:19, 12 June 2015 (UTC)
@Guy vandegrift: It's LaTeX markup rather than wiki markup, and in this case it seems to be a symptom of the text being copied from somewhere else. I easily found it on the web by googling the first sentence of the section in question. Afaics it's copyvio.
(Looks like in reverting the edit you also undid a couple of typo fixes.) --Pi zero (discusscontribs) 18:32, 12 June 2015 (UTC)
@Pi zero: I reinserted the typo fixes, which should end this conversation, I think. Thanks, \pi_0--Guy vandegrift (discusscontribs) 12:57, 14 June 2015 (UTC)