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Re: Alternating Table Row Colors Help!

by Cody Fendant (Pilgrim)
on May 06, 2010 at 00:48 UTC ( #838610=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Alternating Table Row Colors Help!

Use HTML::Template and its loop_context_vars option?

You use it like <tmpl_if name="__even__"> [your code here] </tmpl_if>.

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Re^2: Alternating Table Row Colors Help!
by bradcathey (Prior) on May 06, 2010 at 01:43 UTC

    I immediately thought HTML::Template or jQuery.

    Here's an HTML::Template approach:

    <table class="newsitems"> <tr> <th>Title</th> <th>Author</th> </tr> <tmpl_if list> <tmpl_loop list> <tmpl_if name="__odd__"> <tr style="background-color: #fff"> <tmpl_else> <tr style="background-color: #eee"> </tmpl_if> <td><tmpl_var title></td> <td><tmpl_var author></td> </tmpl_loop> <tmpl_else> <tr> <td>No News Items recorded</td> </tr> </tmpl_if> </table>

    Another nice touch is to highlight rows as the mouse hovers over them:

    CSS: .follow_mouse tr:hover td { background: #A4D9F7; } /* light blue */ HTML: <table class="follow_mouse">
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