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Offline Ron Austin

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Change colors of Halloween theme
« on: October 22, 2019, 06:29:21 pm »
I just installed the Halloween theme on SMF ver 2.0.15 and I can't read the black on grey background at the top of the page.  How can I change it to white on grey?

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Re: Change colors of Halloween theme
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2019, 06:15:07 pm »
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So here is what I am talking about.  I would like to know how to change the text color from black to some lighter color so I can see it better, or change the color of the background.

Thanks.

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Re: Change colors of Halloween theme
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2019, 06:24:15 pm »
It would be in the style.css for sure. I am not a design person myself.  What I do is either use firefox firebug inspector or google chrome developer tools.
Then select a section and see where the colors are coming form in the style.css.

A good forum to discuss would be at https://www.simplemachines.org/community/index.php?board=34.0
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Re: Change colors of Halloween theme
« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2019, 02:06:04 am »
Thanks for the help.  I forgot all about the inspect mode.

I inspected the code and found and changed the code in three places while I was inspecting.  It changed the colors that I wanted.  When I tried to edit the file though, I couldn't find the same code.  I was editing the style sheet for the halloween theme so I don't know what to think.  Also my eyes are not very good and I had a hard time reading that small print when I was in inspect mode.

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Re: Change colors of Halloween theme
« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2019, 08:18:04 am »
Note the class name usually windowbg windowbg2 or catbg catbg2
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Re: Change colors of Halloween theme
« Reply #5 on: October 24, 2019, 11:28:25 am »
Well dugh  :P .  I cleared the cache and all my changes are now showing up.

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Re: Change colors of Halloween theme
« Reply #6 on: October 24, 2019, 11:44:59 am »
Nice, yeah forgot about that!
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