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Skin form — Components tab — General — Overlays

Styles set here apply to overlays. You can define styles for the Standard overlay format or create custom overlay formats.

An overlay launches a local action in a panel overlaying the current window. The user can dismiss it by clicking outside the overlay area or through an explicit Display>Close action, configured in the Local Action. You can configure overlays by specifying the Target of Launch>Local Action as an Overlay. See the Control form - Actions tab for more information.

A preview of the currently selected format displays to the right. To preview all overlay formats, click Preview All.

You can also preview formats by selecting Actions > Launch in the toolbar and then choosing one of the following preview options: Run Process, Open Portal, Harness Preview, UI Gallery Preview, Skin Preview.

Border

Applies to the border of overlays.

Use mixin

If desired, you can specify the Top , Left , Right , or Bottom border as none, solid, dashed, or dotted, rather than inheriting the style from the selected mixin.

Specify styles

You can specify a custom border by selecting or clearing the Apply to all sides check box:

  • When selected, you can choose the same border style, pixel width, and color for the top, right, bottom, and left borders.
  • When cleared, you can choose a border style, pixel width, and color for the top, right, bottom, and left borders individually.

The following border styles are available:

  • none
  • solid
  • dashed
  • dotted

Rounded corners

enable rounded corners (HTML5 only) Select this check box if you want the border of the overlay to have rounded corners when rendered in HTML5 document type. You can select this option when using a mixin or a custom border.

Rounded corners do not work when the UI is rendered in quirks mode.

same for all corners Select to use the rounded corner settings that you specify in the Unit and Radius fields for all four corners or clear to specify the length of the x and y axis for the Top Left , Top Right , Bottom Left , and Bottom Right .
same x and y axis radii Select to specify x and y radii of the same length. If you clear this check box, specify the length of the x and y axis for the Top Left , Top Right , Bottom Left , and Bottom Right .
Unit Select the unit of measurement for the rounded corner settings: pixels ( px ), em (the current font size), or percentage (%).
Radius Define the curve of rounded corners by specifying the x (hortizontal) and y (vertical) radii of the quarter ellipse that makes the rounded corner of the overlay.

Padding

Specifies padding in the body area of overlays.

Padding

Background

Applies to the background of overlays.

Use mixin
  • Additional styles — Apply additional styles, specific to styling the text for this element, by specifying a CSS attribute and value. You must specify a CSS attribute that is related to text styles. Click Add additional styles to define another CSS attribute-value pair.
Specify styles Select this check box to define a custom background:

Select the background Type:

none
Indicates no background color, similar to setting a transparent background.
solid
Enter a hexadecimal value (such as #3d3d3d), or click the box next to the Color field to choose a color.
gradient
Select the Direction in which you want to blend the background colors (horizontal or vertical. Specify the Start and Stop colors of the gradient. Specify a Backup color, in the event that the browser cannot render the gradient.
image
Select a background image by specifying the following options:
Background color
To use the background color specified in a mixin, choose obtained from mixin and then click the gear icon to select the mixin. Alternatively, you can select custom color and enter the CSS hexadecimal value or click the box next to the field to choose a color.
Location
Enter the location of the file, including the relative path. For example, images/AlphaCorpLogo.png.
Tile
Specify tile settings for the image.
  • If you want to use a single image, select None.
  • If you want a row of images in the background, select Horizontal.
  • If you want a column of images in the background, select Vertical.
  • If you want rows and columns containing the image in the background, select Both.
Position
Specify the placement of the starting tiled image, for example: top left.
Additional styles
You can apply additional styles, specific to styling the text for this element, by specifying a CSS attribute and value. You must specify a CSS attribute that is related to background styles. Click Add additional styles to define another CSS attribute-value pair.

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