End-user customizable CSS on the Web


In the code section, you'll find step-by-step description of my solution.

Create a Page that contains the class (example myStyle.css) like this:

 H1 { font-family: Comic Sans MS; font-size: 12pt; text-decoration: normal; color: midnightblue; text-align:Left ; letter-spacing: 0em; } .Table { font-family: Comic Sans MS; font-size: 8pt; text-decoration: normal; color: midnightblue; margin:0px; padding:1px; background-color:skyblue; border-width: thin; border-style: solid; border-color: cornflowerblue; text-align:Left ; letter-spacing: 0em; } ( continue with other class..)

...where the values are not static, but like this:


In the view vCFGCSS, select the ActiveStyle document FOR THE CURRENT USER!. In fact, any user can create the documents CSSstyle with the AUTHOR and READERS fields and choose what is 'ActiveStyle'. Document CSSStyle contains all the fields for the Page myStyle.CSS (example tFontColor_tab="midnightblue").

In all the forms, in the HTML head content: "<link href="/" + DBPath + "/myStyle.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css">" (DBPath is a field with: @ReplaceSubstring(@Subset(@DbName;-1);"\";"/") )

Result: 1 USER 1 STYLE, 100 USER 100 STYLE!

This was first published in August 2001

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