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From "Linda Rose" <lindar...@cox.net>
Subject Re: modifying the css for forrest
Date Thu, 04 Nov 2004 00:08:57 GMT
I found it in apache-forrest-0.6\src\core\context\skins\pelt\css\screen.css. 
When I modify that and do a build, my changes aren't clobbered. Yay! I'm 
starting to get the hang of this.

Linda

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Linda Rose" <lindarose@cox.net>
To: <user@forrest.apache.org>
Sent: Wednesday, November 03, 2004 3:56 PM
Subject: Re: modifying the css for forrest


> 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/>
>> PGP Public Key: <https://mail.medata.com/pgp/cleeds.asc>
>>
>>
>
>
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