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Colour Palette Guide

Discussion in 'Tips and Guides [Archive]' started by CFodder, Oct 12, 2010.

  1. CFodder

    CFodder Well-Known Member

    This is a VERY rough first draft I did for msyelf when I started doing style changes for our new site.

    Have attached a Word document which basically describes what each of the style properties on the colour palette actually changes. It is all over the place, about the only order in it is the listing of the properties and also I've probably got some wrong or missed others out ... and more than likely it will change as we got through beta stages to XF 1.0. If you find any errors please let me know and I'll update it.

    Apologies for some of the descriptions, like Shelley my first (and only) language is English and I'm not very good at it.

    If this is in the wrong place please feel free to move it.
     

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  2. stijl

    stijl Member

    Appreciate you sharing this with us :)
     
  3. Vicros

    Vicros Active Member

    Thanks you.
     
  4. Travis

    Travis Active Member

    Might I suggest that it could be enhanced with Screenshots?
     
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  5. CFodder

    CFodder Well-Known Member

    Yeah I am going to do that, just haven't had time ... hopefully get that done this weekend. Also want to incorporate what the individual style options change for the style property groups.
     
  6. Mayers

    Mayers Member

    This was very helpful CFodder, thanks for posting this! :)
     
  7. Vilandra

    Vilandra Active Member

    Thank you so much - you're a star! :D
     
  8. Skeletor

    Skeletor Member

    This is very handy. Thanks CFodder :)
     
  9. Michael Dance

    Michael Dance Active Member

    thank you, this is very important when skining and your cracked it all for us ;)
     
  10. manik

    manik Member

    Thanks for this, is a very nice bit of info.
     
  11. Floris

    Floris Guest

    Much appreciated! :D

    Can I link to this in our documents section on xenfans?
     
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  12. Nix

    Nix Well-Known Member

    Awesome stuff, many thanks :)
     
  13. CFodder

    CFodder Well-Known Member

    No problem mate, you can even upload the document there if you wish to :).
     
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  14. Floris

    Floris Guest

    Thank you - I have now included it in our docs.
     
  15. Ryan Kent

    Ryan Kent Well-Known Member

    this can be so helpful! Thank you for sharing
     
  16. wickedstangs

    wickedstangs Well-Known Member

  17. jauburn

    jauburn Well-Known Member

    This document is both very useful and indicative of just how poorly documented the styling feature of this software is. If you've wrestled with this style system, you also know two things: it's cleverly implemented and excruciatingly frustrating when you want to assign different colors to elements that are "joined at the hip" by this styling system.
     
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