am 10.08.2009 00:53 schrieb Platonides:
Peter Velan wrote:
--- Still differences between internal/external
I changed the iconic images for pdf, audio, video, (and added some
more for .odp, odt, .zip, etc.), but the new CSS-setting in
"MediaWiki:Common.css" is used for styling of internal links only.
external links are still styled with data found in main.css.
Only after completely commenting out "a.external ..."-section in
/skin/modern/main.css the internal and external links are styled
The declarations with .external are more specific, that's why they're
You can make your define work for both, ie. #bodyContent a.external[href
$=".pdf"], #bodyContent a[href $=".pdf"]...
Works - thanks!
not in monobook ---
My own prefered skin is "modern" (but the majority of our users goes
with monobook standard). I was not able to achieve my goals in
monobook :-( Whatever I tried, not one link is shown with epected style.
I took a deeper look to the brwoser output with Firebug and I see that
in "modern" the content of MediaWiki:Common.css is read, but in
monobook it looks like there's no MediaWiki:Common.css and even after
I copied the news stuff into /skins/monobook/main.css I don't see the
What I'm doing wrong?
Bypass your cache.
Whatever I tried to eliminate cache-related things, I failed! Then I
In modern/main.css the related styles defined like ...
... in all *other* supplied skins (including monobook) the definitions
look line ...
I duplicated every "#mw_content a[...]"-definition (needed for modern)
in Common.css as "#bodyContent a[...]" (needed for all other skins)
and finally it works :-)
Could somebody explain, why there's different style definitions
(#mw_content vs #bodyContent)?
First there was nothing...
...and then MediaWiki showed up. ;-) I can't find the link where I read
first about all the skins, but possibly it is somewhere on
actually; Monobook was created far before modern was. 'myskin',
and some more skins looks pretty the same, but modern was created in 1.12 <
and uses other id's;
therefore, modern uses it's own common, print and such .css'es.
See also en-wikipedia's: