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From Thorsten Scherler <>
Subject Re: modifying the css for forrest
Date Thu, 04 Nov 2004 21:46:59 GMT
Ross Gardler escribió:
> Linda Rose wrote:
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Ross Gardler" <>
>>> You are /almost/ getting the hang of it. You found the right file, 
>>> but you are editing the wrong copy - this one will get overwritten 
>>> whenever you upgrade Forrest.
>>> See my other reply to Clays post with details of where you can safely 
>>> configure your look and feel.
>>> Ross
>> Hi Ross,
>> As per the instructions, I copied the pelt skins to 
>> myproject/src/documentation/skins/mypelt and modified the line in 
> That should be just "mypelt".
> Note, if you are only changing the CSS then you do not really need to do 
> this, it is only if you wnat to do some configuration that cannot be 
> done in skinconf.xml. If you do go this route you should also copy the 
> common skin accross to your skins directory, this prevents version 
> conflicts with later versions of Forrest.

Yeah, but IMO Linda *should* firstly use <extra-css/> in the skinconf.xml.

Linda, there you can place your personal css-elements.
Just open a your page in a html-editor and look for the elements name of 
the things you want to change.

> If you do find you want to do things that can't be done in skinconf.xml 
> please put a feature request on the issue tracker. Some of our devs are 
> designing an improvement to the skin system at the moment and your input 
> would be very helpful.
> > 
> Ross

Yeah, I will install all features of *pelt* into *leather*.
If I have the files open I can implement new features (if easy to 
implement) on the fly. ;-)

What do you actually want to change?


"Together we stand, divided we fall"
Hey you (Pink Floyd)

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