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CSS Styling on CMS2 worse than CMS1

Thread began 4/30/2010 1:02 pm by peter348932 | Last modified 5/05/2010 10:52 am by peter348932 | 1006 views | 4 replies

Jason ByrnesWebAssist

I mean that the css file that defines the classes you add to the xml file needs to be attached to the contents_insert.php and contents_update.php.

if your css file is named mystyles.css, then you need to add the refereance to it:
<link href="mystyles.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />

In the xml file, you are just adding the refferance to each style so it can be applied.

an example:
<Style name="RedText" element="span" >
<Attribute name="class" value="RedText" />

this creates an element in the styles list with the name "RedText". It will apply to span tags (element="span"), using a class (<Attribute name="class").

When applied in the editor it will change:
"selected text"

<span class="RedText">"selected text"</span>

lets say your css has the following styles

.RedDiv { color:red; }
#BlueSpan { color: blue; }

you would want to add the following in the xml:
<Style name="A Red Div" element="div" >
<Attribute name="class" value="RedDiv" />
<Style name="A Blue Span" element="span" >
<Attribute name="id" value="BlueSpan" />

selecting RedDiv would generate the following code:
<div class="RedDiv">"selected text"</div>

and BlueSpan would generate:
<span id="BlueSpan">"selected text"</span>

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