Re: [greenstone-users] horizontal list display for Browse indexes

From Stefan Boddie
DateThu, 6 Nov 2003 09:17:17 +1300
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] horizontal list display for Browse indexes
Hi Laura,

> 2 questions:
> (1) I would like to be able to display the horitontal list portion of the
> datelist & AZCompact list at both the top and bottom of the pages. Is
> possible? What would be the most efficient way to do this?

I can't think of any easy way to do that. At best you'd need to customize
AZCompactList I think. At worst it'd require digging into the C++ code too.

> (2) I would like to work with the formatting of the horizontal list
> of the datelist. Is there a way to do this from within the macrofiles? I
> would be happy even to be able to just change the font attributes.

You can format HLists using format statements, as with VLists. For example,
try putting something like the following in your collection's collect.cfg
format HList "[link]<i>[Title]</i>[/link]".

The default HList format statement is

Fiddling with these HList format statements should allow you to change fonts
and such. I'm not sure if they give the flexibility to do much more than
that though.