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Posts: 16
Registered: ‎04-08-2011
My Device: Torch 9800
My Carrier: Vodaphone

Background scaling

Hi all,

How do I make a background to scale and fit the width of a screen?

I've done the following, which lets the background fit the width of the screen but it is not scaled so parts are cut out.

The background also repeats as I used USE_ALL_HEIGHT.


I just want a background image to scale to the width of the screen.


Please help...


public class newScreen extends MainScreen {
	Bitmap backgroundBitmap = Bitmap.getBitmapResource("background.png");

	Background bg = BackgroundFactory.createBitmapBackground(backgroundBitmap);
	public IntroStoryScreen() {
		VerticalFieldManager hfm = new VerticalFieldManager(
						| VerticalFieldManager.USE_ALL_WIDTH);


Posts: 19,636
Registered: ‎07-14-2008
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Background scaling

Do a search in this forum (see Search box top right) on scale or scaling, there are many other Threads that discuss this sort of issue. 

Posts: 16
Registered: ‎04-08-2011
My Device: Torch 9800
My Carrier: Vodaphone

Re: Background scaling

Now that I've scaled the image to the display, the image is repeated vertically.

How can I overcome this?
Posts: 37
Registered: ‎07-26-2011
My Device: Non Blackberry User
My Carrier: Non Blackberry User

Re: Background scaling

try using Repeat_None 

property of Background class

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