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Re: Re: Style Sheets in Version 6.0 - Again

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  • Subject: [mg76919] Re: [mg76870] Re: Style Sheets in Version 6.0 - Again
  • From: "Asghar Bhatti" <masgharbhatti at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 30 May 2007 05:15:28 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <f3dp42$fqe$1@smc.vnet.net> <200705290853.EAA03730@smc.vnet.net>

WRI should implement a drop-down list that shows all styles. Otherwise this
feature is not that useful. I would guess that the hidden styles are those
that one does not use everyday. How is one expected to remember their names?

-- Asghar

On 5/29/07, David Bailey <dave at remove_thisdbailey.co.uk> wrote:
>
> 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
>
>


-- 
-- Asghar



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