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From "Jean T. Anderson" <...@bristowhill.com>
Subject Re: Font size for the derby tutorial is small ... is there a way to increase it?
Date Thu, 02 Mar 2006 22:09:47 GMT
Jean T. Anderson wrote:
> Susan Cline wrote:
>>Other than using the browser settings, is there a way in forrest to increase the font
>>of the code block sections in:
>>I'd like to do something in forrest with code blocks using this as a template, but
the font is too
>>small for my eyes : <
> The quick answer is yes, I can increase that font size.

Try it now and see how you like it -- you may need to reload the page in
your browser.

incidently, this is one of those things that is really trivial to change.


> The longer answer ... I didn't like the forrest-provided <source> style
> for the DerbyTut because it didn't have enough contrast with the
> surrounding text. So I added a "code-block" style to the forrest
> skinconf.xml:
>     p.code-block {
>       margin-left: 2em;
>       padding: .5em;
>       background-color: #f0f0f0;
>       font-family: Monospace, Courier;
>       font-size: smaller;
>       white-space:pre;
>     }
> You use the code-block style like this in the source xml:
>   <p class="code-block">create table derbyDB(num int, addr varchar(40));
>   insert into derbyDB values (1956,'Webster St.');
>   select * from derbyDb;
>   </p>
> I can remove that "font-size: smaller;" line -- I agree the font is
> really small, and especially so if you set your browser font to small.
> I'll also add a note about the code-block style to
> http://db.apache.org/derby/papers/derby_web.html .
>  -jean

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