[MediaWiki-l] Another styling question

Mlpearc mlpearc at everythingfoodanddrink.org
Sat Mar 9 18:44:42 UTC 2013


Maybe something like this:

/* Banners inside banner shells. */
.mbox-inside .standard-talk,
.messagebox.nested-talk {
 border: 1px solid #0000FF;
 *background-color: transparent;*
 width: 100%;
 margin: 2px 0;
 padding: 2px;
}



Mlpearc

On Sat, Mar 9, 2013 at 8:51 AM, Steve VanSlyck <s.vanslyck at spamcop.net>wrote:

> That's part of the group I'd copied over. But let me give it a shot with
> just that and nothing else and report back.
> #WAITFOR{{Jeopardy Theme}}
> Well, I did as you suggest. The grey comes through on the template page
> but on on the page whereon the template is transcluded.
>
> Anything else I could look at that comes to mind?
>
>
>
> On 3/8/2013 23.07, roger at rogerchrisman.com wrote:
>
>> Maybe you want this snip from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/**
>> MediaWiki:Common.css <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki:Common.css>:
>>
>> /* Other pages message box styles */
>> table.ombox {
>>      margin: 4px 10%;
>>      border-collapse: collapse;
>>      border: 1px solid #aaa;       /* Default "notice" gray */
>>      background: #f9f9f9;
>> }
>>
>> There is more below that, too. I prefer simple stuff myself. The
>> Wikipedia's templates are a few orders of magnitude more complex than
>> I like. Too many fingers in the pie I guess. Why note bake your own
>> templates, and keep it simple?
>>
>> Roger :-)
>>
>> On Thu, Mar 7, 2013 at 7:04 PM, Steve VanSlyck <s.vanslyck at spamcop.net>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Me again.
>>>
>>> If you look at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/**Template:In_creation<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template:In_creation>you will
>>> see that the template box has a light grey background. I've tried
>>> copying a
>>> rather large section of MediaWiki:Common.css to my own wiki's Common.css
>>> but
>>> I'm obviously not grabbing the right part. Can you advise when section is
>>> the correct one to grab? It does not appear to be in the group starting
>>> with
>>>
>>> /* Article message box styles */
>>>
>>> and ending much further below with
>>>
>>> /* Allow for hiding text in compact form */
>>> .compact-ambox .hide-when-compact {
>>> display: none;
>>> }
>>>
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