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Chapter 5. Layout > Creating Graphic Background Columns

Creating Graphic Background Columns

You now know how to create balanced columns using solid-color borders as backgrounds. Another way to create balanced columns is by using a background graphic. This has a lot of practical applications, as it allows you to create simple line dividers between columns or more complex graphic effects, while also visually balancing the columns.

To add a graphic background, we will start by creating a single image, then slicing it into three pieces to use behind the content and create the illusion of columns. I’ll use Adobe Photoshop, but you can use any program that can create images and save them in GIF, JPEG, or PNG format.


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