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Skin form — Components tab — Layouts — Accordions — Header tab

Styles set here apply to the active and inactive headers of accordion controls. You can set styles for the Standard and Sub accordion formats, as well as create custom accordion formats.

  1. custom button formats
  2. Skin form — Components tab — Layouts — Accordions — Body tab

A preview of the currently selected format displays to the right. 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.

To preview changes, save the rule and click Run (. In the Skin Preview, click the Accordions tab.

Use the same formatting for Active and Inactive headers Applies the same settings to active and inactive headers. Clear this check box if you want define different styles for active and inactive headers. Additional fields appear.

Text

Applies to the text of accordion headers. If you cleared the Use the same formatting for Active and Inactive headers check box, define styles for Active Text and Inactive Text.

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 text format:
Font
Select the font family. The font family defaults to (use overall) , which is the font that you specified in the Overall Font field at the top of the Mixins tab.
Font Size
Select the font size in pixels (px), points (pts), em (the current font size), or percentage (%).
Color
Enter a hexadecimal value (such as #3d3d3d), or click the box next to the field to choose a color.
Font Weight
Select a font weight from the list.
Text Decoration
Select a text decoration option from the list, for example, Underline. The blank selection is the default selection for backward compatibility and indicates that no additional attributes are applied.
Transform Text
Select a text transformation option from the list, for example, Lowercase. The blank selection is the default selection for backward compatibility and indicates that no additional attributes are applied.
  • 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.

Border

Applies to the border of accordion headers. If you cleared the Use the same formatting for Active and Inactive headers check box, define styles for Active Border and Inactive Border.

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

Background

Applies to the background of accordion headers. If you cleared the Use the same formatting for Active and Inactive headers check box, define styles for Active Background and Inactive Background.

Use mixin
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.

Height

Height Specify the height of the accordion header by entering a value in pixels.

Creating a new accordion format

  1. Do one of the following to create a custom format:
    • Click Add to add a copy of the first format in the list.
    • Right-click the format that you want to copy and then select Clone .

    The new format displays at the bottom of the list, with a unique number appended to the format name.

  2. Modify the name, if desired, using only alphanumeric characters ( a-z and 0-9 ) and spaces. The name cannot begin with a number. The style name that you enter is converted into the name CSS class/classes.
  3. Specify the values and then save the skin.

Applying a custom accordion format

  1. Add an accordion layout. See Adding an accordion.
  2. Click the View properties icon to open the Layout Properties.
  3. In the Layout Properties panel, select Other in the Container format drop-down.
  4. In the field that displays, select the format that you want to apply to the accordion layout.

Skin rules

  • Configuring a text label in a layout cell or header

    A cell on the layout can present formatted text, which may include the results of JSP tags or directives. Follow these instructions to control the presentation of the label. Labels can also appear in headers.

  • Section forms — Adding an Accordion layout
  • Component styles (custom style formats)

    Use the Component styles tab to define the presentation of components by creating custom style formats. After you define style formats, reference them on property panes for sections, harnesses, and controls.

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