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RE: Wish list.

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 5 Apr 2000 15:33:42 -0400 (EDT)
To: Dave J Woolley <DJW@bts.co.uk>
cc: "'www-amaya@w3.org'" <www-amaya@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.20.0004051530160.7760-100000@tux.w3.org>
The first place to check is in the profiles, to make sure the style stuff is
still available in browser mode. I don't know if it is that simple, but that
would be nice - then you can change it by adjusting the profile stuff in your
local directory, rather than having to get a new version.

I don't know if !important is implemented yet (but it belongs high on the
wish list - it is !important for accessibility, and would be useful
particularly in view of the Windows habit of amking fonts very large
compared to toher systems, so that websitye designers set them small enough
to be illegible).

Sadly, I know nothing at all about the code for CSS in Amaya.


Charles McCN

Hugh Sasse ahd written:  
  > Overriding of style sheets/colours
  >     It would be nice to be able to override things that another site has
  >     set, so I can change the colours etc.  The Style menu is disabled
  >     when not editing.
Then On Wed, 5 Apr 2000, Dave  J Woolley wrote:
  	[DJW:]  I don't know whether there is already support
  	for this, but I believe it is a presumption of CSS
  	that the browser should, conceptually, have a user
  	style sheet associated with it, and that !important
  	rules can be used to override the document style
  	sheet.  I say conceptually, as the style sheet might
  	only be accessible by menus, not by loading a CSS

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