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Re: How do I create a new style in Amaya?

From: Bill Braun <bbraun@hlthsys.com>
Date: Wed, 03 Mar 2010 13:19:15 -0500
Message-ID: <4B8EA823.3020402@hlthsys.com>
To: www-amaya@w3.org

Keith Rubow wrote:
> To create an inline style, simply select the text or elements you wish 
> to style, then select Format->Style editor... (or click the CSS 
> toolbar button) and select your styles. Click Apply, and an inline 
> style will be created.
> To create an internal style rule, first create an inline style as 
> described above. Then (with the text or elements still selected) 
> select Format->Create rule... and select the desired class or 
> pseudo-class from the list (or type your own CSS selector). Click 
> Confirm, and the inline style will be converted to an internal style 
> rule. You may now apply that style to other elements by selecting the 
> elements and applying the same class to the elements using Apply class 
> in your panel bar.
> To create an external style sheet (the most powerful method), select 
> File->New->New style sheet... from the menu. Amaya helps you to create 
> styles as follows. Type the CSS selector and opening brace as follows:
> p.mystyle {
> Then click the CSS toolbar button and select your styles. The styles 
> will be added to your style sheet when you click Apply. You must still 
> add the closing brace. Create as many styles as you want.
> Now you must link the style sheet to your HTML or XHTML document. Save 
> the style sheet, and go to your HTML or XHTML document. Select 
> Format->Style sheets->Link..., and select your style sheet. The style 
> sheet is now linked, and classes defined in your CSS selectors will 
> appear in the list of classes under Apply class in the panel bar. 
> Applying the classes will cause the styles from your style sheet to be 
> applied.
> Keith Rubow

This strikes me as a pretty good tutorial. Can it be included in the 
help file (with Keith's permission of course).

Bill B
Received on Wednesday, 3 March 2010 18:19:40 UTC

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