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How Can We Export Master Style?

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by DRE, Jun 11, 2012.

  1. DRE

    DRE Well-Known Member

    I need to export my master style to my local xampp installation. There is no 'Export' link for the Master Style.
     
  2. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Why do you need the master style? That style should not be modified so there should be no changes to export. The master style exists on all installations and contains the default templates. If the master is changed then you can run install/ to re-import the master.
     
  3. DRE

    DRE Well-Known Member

    I made all my TMS changes to the master style. I can't export the TMS changes because there's no option to export the master style.
     
  4. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    I have never used the TMS. But I suspect you should not have made your changes to the master style. That is certainly true of non-TMS edits.
     
  5. DRE

    DRE Well-Known Member

    Darn
     
  6. ragtek

    ragtek Guest

    Hm, making the changes in the master style is fine ( i even recommand to do them in the masterstyle if the changes should be done for all installed styles)

    BUT
    you should create an add-on (e.g my template changes) and assign the changes to this add-on


    then you can export the add-on (which will include only the template changes) and then you can import it on your live system:)
     
  7. DRE

    DRE Well-Known Member

    I've done that, thanks. I was hoping that by exporting the master style it would take all those template modification edits with it.

    Oh well I know better now.
     

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