Improved formatting for view headings on the Web
The style control provided by Domino for view headings is limited. Here's a tip that will allow you to customize the look of all your view headings using CSS.
- Update the style of your view column headings to:
Default Sans Serif, Plain, 10 point, Black. (Bold can stay on columns as needed.)
- Include this code as pass-thru HTML on your view template or on the page you expect the view to appear. This code will render/control the style of any TH (table header) HTML tag on the page.
FONT-FAMILY: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
- Adjust the CSS properties as needed to obtain the best colors for your site. (If you don't want the headings bold, remove the font-weight attribute from the style. This makes it easier for you to not have to bold the column headings on every view.)
This tip works best in conjunction with my Fit views to window or table widths
tip, so the background color of the table header is a consistent length on all view pages.
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This was first published in August 2003
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