Skin form — Components tab — Layouts — Containers

Styles set here apply to the container as a whole. Set the border, background, and indentation of the container here.

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Applies to the border of the container. Displays outside the body border, if a border is defined on the Body tab.

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 Select to define a custom border:
  • Apply to all sides — Select this check box to specify the same border style to the top, left, right, and bottom borders. Choose from none , solid , dashed , or dotted .
  • If you clear the Apply to all sides check box, select a border style for the Top, Left, Right, and Bottom borders. For each of these borders, you can select none , solid , dashed , or dotted . Specify the pixel width and color of the border, if applicable.


Applies to the background of the container. Background styles set on the Header and Body tabs override the Background style set here, on the Outline tab. However, if the Background style on the Header tab is set to none, then the header uses the Background style specified here.

Use mixin  
Specify styles Select this check box to define a custom background:

Select the background Type:

  • image — Specify the following:
    • 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 .

      To search for an image, click the Gear icon to open the Image Catalog tool. Enter any portion of a file name (relative path, file name, or extension) in the Search box, and click Find . If you cannot find the image, make sure it is in the webwb directory.

    • Tile — Specify tile settings for the image. Select None if you want to use a single image; Horizontal if you want a row of images in the background; Vertical , if you want a column of images in the background, or Both , if you want rows and columns containing the image in the background.
    • Position — Specify the placement of the starting tiled image, for example, top left.
  • Additional styles — Add additional styles, specific to styling the background for this element, by specifying a CSS Attribute and Value. Specify only CSS related to background styles. Click Add additional styles to define another CSS attribute-value pair. Click the Delete icon to remove an additional style.


Determines the indentation of the entire container.

Indent Specify the desired indentation of the container in pixels.

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