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Re: Stylesheet for <example>



On Fri, 2004-09-17 at 11:39, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> I would like to see <example> sections take on a different rendered
> style, somewhat like the <screen> sections. I think the right way to do
> this is with an outlined box, but without changing the shade (BG color).
> That should keep an <example> distinct from a <screen>.
> 
> I hope this doesn't sound trivial in the face of other work; I was
> actually doing substantial FDP work when the subject came up. As I was
> showing my wife a section of text I had written, which included several
> <example>s, she commented that the HTML rendering was confusing because
> the <example> content itself does not significantly differ from the
> surrounding <para> content. On top of that, the caption appears below
> the content.
> 
> We agreed that the caption is nice to have under the content for a
> professional appearance, but only if the example is in some way
> separated from the rest of the text. I thought introducing yet another
> color of shading was excessive. We already have blue for admonitions and
> gray for <screen>. Red sets the <section> headers apart. I think simply
> outlining the area and increasing the margin slightly would do the
> trick.
> 
> I will Bugzilla a RFE for this change to css/fedora.css shortly, but I
> thought I would solicit a few comments before I commit the bug.
> 
> -- 
> Paul W. Frields, RHCE
> 

I like the idea. I noticed this as well when I was reading a document
with examples but didn't want to add yet another color. Seems like just
adding a box around it would set it apart enough to make it easier to
read. File the RFE, and I'd be glad to add it to the CSS.

Tammy



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