[greenstone-users] Re: [greenstone-devel] small customization issues

From qq6@cs.waikato.ac.nz
DateWed Aug 6 11:04:33 2008
Subject [greenstone-users] Re: [greenstone-devel] small customization issues
In-Reply-To (4898A3BF-1060307-senylrc-org)
Hi Zachary

Answer for question 1:
The file GSDL/images/style.css is the style sheet for the greenstone
pages. You can change style there or create your own style sheet. An
instruction about how to do it is available at:

Open the style.css file with a text editor. It can be found that the
banner titles and collection title have been set to lowercase
(text-transform: lowercase) as default. Setting the value of
text-transform to "capitalize" will capitalize the titles. A related CSS
info is at: http://www.w3schools.com/css/pr_text_text-transform.asp.

Answer for question 2:
Open the file Greenstone → etc → main.cfg in a text editor.
Locate the macrofiles list:

# The list of display macro files used by this receptionist
macrofiles tip.dm style.dm base.dm query.dm help.dm pref.dm about.dm \
document.dm browse.dm status.dm authen.dm users.dm html.dm \
extlink.dm gsdl.dm extra.dm home.dm collect.dm docs.dm \
bsummary.dm gti.dm gli.dm nav_css.dm usability.dm \

Change the text "home.dm" to "yourhome.dm". Save and close the file, then
restart the server. The yourhome page will be displayed instead.


> I am working on modifying my Greenstone install and I have two issues
> that I have been working on.
> 1. I have modified several lines in my english.dm file such as
> _textdescrabout_ {About MYSITE}
> But when I view the page all the text appears lower case like "about
> mysite"
> Is there some options that makes everything lower case and if so can it
> be changed so it does not change the case on me.
> 2. I am creating my own home page in yourhome.dm and would like to
> place a few browse links on this new page.
> My browse would be the browsing classifiers that I have already created,
> I just don't know what macro to use to create them on my new home page.
> Thanks
> Zachary Spalding
> Systems Manager
> Southeastern New York Library Resources Council
> 21 S. Elting Corners Rd.
> Highland, NY 12528
> Phone: 845-883-9065
> Fax: 845-883-9483
> Email: spalding@senylrc.org <mailto:spalding@senylrc.org>
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