[whatwg] Placeholder option for text input boxes

Nils Dagsson Moskopp nils-dagsson-moskopp at dieweltistgarnichtso.net
Sun Oct 5 13:13:31 PDT 2008

Am Sonntag, den 05.10.2008, 12:20 -0700 schrieb Garrett Smith:
> But what if the designer wants to use an image?
> <input type="search" placeholder="ybang.gif">
> Would display the text:
> "bang.gif"
> - not the binary resource of the image. In some cases, designers or
> marketing will want an image there.  Maybe some ui css would be a
> possibility:
> placeholder-background: url(bang.gif) no-repeat center;

IMO it'd have to be more like

   background: url(foo.bar);

but can we switch over that discussion to CSS WG now ?



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