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

From qq6@cs.waikato.ac.nz
DateFri Aug 8 10:11:59 2008
Subject [greenstone-users] Re: [greenstone-devel] small customization issues
In-Reply-To (489B3FE8-70809-senylrc-org)
Hi Zack

Adding something like <a href="/gsdlmod?a=d&amp;c=demo&amp;cl=CL1">Click
here</a> to yourhome.dm will get a link directly to the first classifier
of the demo collection.


> Hi Quan,
> The changing of the home.dm to yourhome.dm was something I already did.
> It is on my yourhome.dm that I have having my problem, off that page I
> would like to link to the browse by date classifier that I have created
> in the collection. I just don't know how to create the link on the
> page, I could copy the whole long string that appears on other pages of
> the collection but I was hoping there would be a cleaner nicer way to
> put this type of link on my home page.
> Zack
> qq6&#64;cs.waikato.ac.nz wrote:
>> 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:
>> http://wiki.greenstone.org/wiki/index.php/A_basic_introduction_to_using_CSS_in_Greenstone
>> 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 &#8594; etc &#8594; 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.
>> Regards
>> Quan
>>> 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
>>> About page {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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