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From "Andrew Scott" <andrew.sc...@aegeon.com.au>
Subject Re: Themes
Date Wed, 20 Jun 2007 14:59:30 GMT
Another question.

Can the theme be locked to a default for all users? I am still playing with
it, but asking now in case someone can answer that before I discover what
the documentation do not explain.


On 6/21/07, Ryan de Laplante <ryan@ijws.com> wrote:
>
> Setting up some special roller data directory was part of the
> installation.  I had some real problems with this too.  I followed the
> instructions and made my custom properties file, and told tomcat where
> to find it as part of the JVM arguments.  It didn't seem to make use of
> this information and put it under C:\Program Files\Tomcat
> 6.0\rollder_data  (I think).   Later it decided to put it under
> C:\roller_data\.   After rebooting, it ended up under C:\Documents and
> Settings\Ryan de Laplante\roller_data\    (I think).
>
> Roller developers:  Are we supposed to have to manually copy files to
> the user's private blog directory every time they change a theme?  Why
> does roller not copy these files automatically, and delete the old ones?
>
>
> Thanks,
> Ryan
>
> Andrew Scott wrote:
> > Ryan,
> >
> > Cheers I was thinking the same thing, I got the theme to work sort of.
> > But
> > the images are still broken, it seems the css is loaded fine now but the
> > images are as you said.
> >
> > But I have not been able to find the users directory, where is this
> > config
> > (Windows install) setting so any users that is setup the theme has to be
> > manually copied :-( What a pain in the $%^&...
> >
> >
> > On 6/20/07, Ryan de Laplante <ryan@ijws.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> I had a similar problem where none of the graphics were displaying, and
> >> some CSS was not loading.   This mailing list informed me that I have
> to
> >> manually copy these files from whichever theme I want into my private
> >> directory roller created for my blog.  Apparently this is some new
> >> design decision to allow blog owners to customize the graphics and CSS
> >> of their blog.  However, at least in my installation, themes are
> >> completely useless unless they have me manually copy these files to
> >> their blog's private directory by hand.  I must be doing something
> >> wrong, but didn't investigate further because I got my blog up and
> >> running.
> >>
> >>
> >> Ryan
> >>
> >>
> >> Andrew Scott wrote:
> >> > Ok this is on my Tomcat installation.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > I have downloaded the themes that we use for our production server,
> >> and
> >> > placed these into the themes directory. For some reason I and I
> >> have no
> >> idea
> >> > why. The them is not displaying as expected.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > I also downloaded the andreas08 theme from the roller website, and it
> >> also
> >> > appears to not be working.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Is there a config setting that I have missed, not done correctly or
> >> just
> >> > plain not understanding something. I will make the assumption that it
> >> has
> >> > something to do with the templates, as when I look at the
> >> templates.pdffrom
> >> > the Roller website it shows information to do with required
> templates.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Those required templates exist, just that the look of the theme is
> not
> >> > working for these to themes.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Any ideas what I did wrong or missed?
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Andrew Scott
> >> > Senior Coldfusion Developer
> >> > Aegeon Pty. Ltd.
> >> >  <http://www.aegeon.com.au> www.aegeon.com.au
> >> > Phone: +613  8676 4223
> >> > Mobile: 0404 998 273
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
>
>


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Senior Coldfusion Developer
Aegeon Pty. Ltd.
www.aegeon.com.au
Phone: +613  8676 4223
Mobile: 0404 998 273

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