Mainpane Size

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Mainpane Size

Post by lordcoffee » Wed Feb 08, 2006 11:25 am


I'm curently working on a new theme witch supports both sidebars (left & right). My Problem is that the Mainpane (the place where the Entries are shown) grows in size if I want to read the whole text.

e.g. if I click on an entry the whole entry is shown but the size pulls the sidebars to the corners. May have a look here and click on an entry title.
Where can I change this properties?

Thanks, Lordcoffee.

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Post by RobA » Wed Feb 08, 2006 5:08 pm

It is because the width of the commentfield is set to 400px:

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td.serendipity_commentsValue input, td.serendipity_commentsValue select, td.serendipity_commentsValue textarea {
     font-size: 12px;
     padding: 2px;
     width: 400px;}

Change it to a percentage or a smaller px.

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Post by carl_galloway » Wed Feb 08, 2006 5:41 pm

lordcoffee, what a great design. I really like the contrast between the blue gradient in the left side bar and the green razor effect in the right sidebar.

The grey highlights annoy my eyes, but I love what you've done with the kubrick image. In fact the kubrick image looks like it was designed for your site. How would it be if you remove the grey background on entries, and then change the title to the same uppercase font that is used for 'kubrick' in the image. Than make the date the same uppercase font as the 'by michael heileman' Also make them the same colour as the image. Then change the padding for the entry text so left padding is slightly smaller, maybe 25px and the right padding much smaller say 10px. Would that look ok?


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