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From "Linda Rose" <lindar...@cox.net>
Subject Re: modifying the css for forrest
Date Wed, 03 Nov 2004 23:56:42 GMT
Yes, I tried it and my changes to my-project\build\site\skin\basic.css got 
clobbered when I did a build.  Where does the source basic.css live?

Thanks, Linda

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Clay Leeds" <cleeds@medata.com>
To: <user@forrest.apache.org>
Sent: Wednesday, November 03, 2004 3:42 PM
Subject: Re: modifying the css for forrest


> On Nov 3, 2004, at 3:33 PM, Linda Rose wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I've been very impressed by the example sites that have been created 
>> using Forrest. I want to customize the look of mine. Can I modify 
>> my-project\build\site\skin\basic.css?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Linda
>
> IIUC, anything in build/site (or build\site\ on Windows) is fair game to 
> get clobbered when you do a /forrest/. For this reason, I tend to want to 
> make changes in src/* somewhere (can a member of the Forrest Team confirm 
> this?).


>
> Is it possible for you to make the necessary changes in the <extra-css/> 
> portion of src/documentation/skinconf.xml? I would assume not. Perhaps the 
> scale-dev/leather-dev skin may be along the lines of what you're looking 
> for (search the dev@forrest.apache.org lists for more info and to 'watch' 
> or 'contribute' to the progress)?
>
> If not, you could also modify the .css files in the forrest/*/skin/. Of 
> course, if you're using forrest-0.7-dev, those changes might get affected 
> (or get in the way of) svn updates. If you're using forrest-0.6, you 
> should be pretty safe, although you'll want to back up any of those files 
> before you make changes.
>
> HTH!
>
> Web Maestro Clay
> -- 
> Clay Leeds - <cleeds@medata.com>
> Webmaster/Developer - Medata, Inc. - <http://www.medata.com/>
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