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Re: colours for bullets

From: William M. Perry <wmperry@aventail.com>
Date: 15 Apr 1997 08:21:38 -0700
To: neko@greenie.muc.de (Simone Demmel)
Cc: liam@htmlhelp.com (Liam Quinn), coop2e82@nortel.ca, sirilyan@dlcwest.com, www-html@w3.org, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <86hgh8s459.fsf@kramer.in.aventail.com>
neko@greenie.muc.de (Simone Demmel) writes:

> Liam Quinn wrote:
> > <LI COLOR="#rrggbb" SIZE=xx-large 
> > BACKGROUND="http://www.htmlhelp.com/foo.gif" BGCOLOR="#rrggbb" 
> > FONTFACE="'New Century Schoolbook', Times, serif" FONTSTYLE=italic 
> > Now repeat that for each LI over an entire site of a few hundred 
> > documents.  Then think about what happens when you decide a different 
> > colour would have been better.  Then try to remember why style sheets 
> > didn't seem incredibly easier and more flexible.
> ESC:g/rrggbb/s//r1g1b1/g

  You forgot:

for x in `find . -name "*.html" -o -name "*.shtml"`
  vi $x
  # manually do your ESC:g/ blah, or use sed,etc.

  not exactly ideal for a sight that is several hundred or thousand pages.

> But you are right, that would be too much, perhaps a combination with
> normal style would be the best, so you can define 'your' standard and
> change it only if necessary...
> *sight* which Browsers support CSS?  Netscape3.x, MS?? ?

  Arena, Emacs/W3, Netscape 4.x (sort of), IE 4.x

  -Bill P.
Received on Tuesday, 15 April 1997 11:21:49 UTC

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