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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: [RT] Skin names and skin cleaning
Date Mon, 28 Jun 2004 10:48:33 GMT
Thorsten Scherler wrote:

> Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
>> Scherler, Thorsten wrote:
>> ...
>>> For the moment I have some enhancement questions about the 
>>> krysalis-site skin.
>>> Is it possible to:
>>> - move the left logo a wee bit to the left
>> Sure.
> :)
> For all following comments where you just wrote "sure" the question raises:
> Should I make it an option in skinconf or should it apply directly in 
> the xsl without reading a variable?

Just apply.

> I reckon a &nbsp; before the left logo would do the job (moving the logo 
> a wee bit to the right). IMO I would not make it an option.


>>> - move the right logo to absolute right (if no search box is activated)
>> Sure.
> I reckon a <xsl:choose/> within the document2xhtml.xsl would do the job:
> - if the search box is disabled the colspan of the right logo would be 
> +1 and align="right".
> - if the search box is disabled the <td> of the searchbox column would 
> not be displayed.
> - if the search box is enabled the old style is applied.
> I am not sure about that one. We could implement it as option or asume 
> that is the typical usecase. I do not have any preference on that!

Typical usecase.

>>> - desactivate the published notice on the top right
>> Make it an option in skinconf.
> Actually lenya want to keep that ;-).
> ...but I can still make it an option if we want.

Then don't do unnecessary work ;-)

> BTW how to change the color of that note?
> It is white but I have not figured out where I can change that!
> If it is not an option so far it definitely should be.

I don't remember either, but in any case it should be colored by using 
one of the skinconf-defined colors. Maybe you don't find it becasue it's 

>>> - desactivate the 'breadcrumb trail' of links
>> Make it an option in skinconf.
> The same with the published notice -> lenya wants to keep it, but I can 
> make it an option anyway. Just tell me our preference on that.

Let's just make options where we need them.

>>> - enhance the tab bar menu in terms of font size
>>> with configuration of the skinconf.xml.
>> You can put some CSS in the extra-css, or simply make your version the 
>> default one if it's nicer :-)
> The only thing I would enhance is that the tabs have border! That I 
> would apply for the default one. ...and make an option 
> <tab-border-color/>. Like you stated before better avoid extra (custom) 
> code if we can make it configurable.

[Hmmm, have you seen that krysalis-site in SVN has the notion of color 

Is it different from the usual border color?
If it's not possible to reuse one of the defined colors, add the needed one.

> One last thing:
> how can I change the link color from blue to black? Have not find the 
> right option so far.

In the skin colors there is a link color attribute.

     <color name="body" value="#ffffff"  link="#0F3660"

Nicola Ken Barozzi         
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    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)

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