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Re: Check your signature

by castaway (Parson)
on May 01, 2005 at 13:02 UTC ( #453013=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Check your signature (Signatures mistaken for content)

Answer: Change your CSS (either in your browser or on user settings). Look at the html of a page, and you'll notice that some busy goblin has neatly added "pmsig" classes to everyones signatures. So all you need to do is make your CSS display these differently, and presto: recognisable signatures.

C.

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Re^2: Check your signature
by osunderdog (Deacon) on May 02, 2005 at 21:31 UTC

    Is there an example of how to add a CSS for the signature? I tried the following in the "On-Site CSS Markup" field of User Settings:

    <style type="text/css"> .pmsig { font: lucida; font-size: small; font-decoration: italic color: pink } </style>

    With no luck. I haven't worked with CSS very much.

    Any assistance would be appreciated!


    My unfinished sig here:

    Soon to be unemployed!

      There are two issues here.
      1. The sig tag is wrapped in <div class="pmsig">, so the selector should be div.pmsig
      2. Your browser will silently ignore broken css, making it hard to debug - see the (untested) edits below

      /* perlmonks will add style tags for you */ div.pmsig { font-family: lucida; font-size: small; font-style: italic; color: pink; }

      http://w3schools.com has some quick and easy css tutorials to start you off.

      Update: Tested the css

        Ah ha! That did the trick. Thanks!

        Soon to be unemployed!

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