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Styles - [quote] colours

Loving xf currently!

I'm fiddling around trying to make a custom style to match my site's colour scheme - it's working well currently but I haven't found a way of changing either the text in the quote boxes, or the colour of the quote boxes themselves, without making other more global changes that I don't want to make. Is this possible?

Also, is it possible to change the background of the text input box when you're making a post, so I can have it slightly darker than the default white?

Thanks in advance.


Jake Bunce

XenForo moderator
Staff member
The quote boxes use these two background colors by default:

Admin CP -> Appearance -> Style Properties -> Color Palette
> @secondaryLighter
> @secondaryLightest

Or you can edit the CSS for the quote box if you want to affect only quote boxes:

Admin CP -> Appearance -> Templates -> bb_code.css

.bbCodeQuote .attribution
	color: @contentText;
	background: @secondaryLighter url(@imagePath/xenforo/gradients/category-23px-light.png) repeat-x top;
	border-bottom: 1px solid @secondaryLight;

.bbCodeQuote blockquote
	font-size: 9pt;
	font-style: italic;
	padding: 10px;
	background: @secondaryLightest url(@imagePath/xenforo/gradients/category-23px-light.png) repeat-x top;
	border-radius: 5px;
The text editor background is in your:

Admin CP -> Appearance -> Templates -> editor_contents.css

body {background:#FFF;}