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Re: Style Sheets in Version 6.0 - Again

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  • Subject: [mg76870] Re: Style Sheets in Version 6.0 - Again
  • From: David Bailey <dave at Remove_Thisdbailey.co.uk>
  • Date: Tue, 29 May 2007 04:53:43 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <f3dp42$fqe$1@smc.vnet.net>

David Park wrote:
> My previous posting on Style Sheets (which is about a problem in the design 
> of style sheets, and hasn't actually appeared yet) is off the mark.
> 
> I have now put up a new tutorial at my web site reflecting my new knowledge.
> 
> Essentially it is easy to modify 'hidden' styles (in the Default or Core 
> style sheets and which do not appear on the 'Choose a Style to Modify' menu) 
> without actually modifying those style sheets. One simply uses the 'Enter a 
> New Style Name' box in the private style sheet to expose these 'hidden' 
> styles and then modify them.
> 
> So now I think the entire procedure is pretty simple and efficient.
> 
> The tutorial at my web site will take you step by step through the 
> procedure, doing most of the things you might want to do.
> 
> 
Just a minor point, but it would help if that box were labeled "Enter a 
Style Name" - the word "New" mislead me (and maybe you too) into 
thinking this would not help with styles defined at a higher level! It 
would be even better if it contained a drop-down list of all the 
existing style names.

David Bailey
http://www.dbaileyconsultancy.co.uk


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