How to use Wide Lines on your journal (version 0.9.3) - Wide Lines






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4:53 pm on Tuesday, May 17th, 2005
How to use Wide Lines on your journal (version 0.9.3)
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Consider this method of remaining always on the latest version of Wide Lines.

To upgrade your "Wide Lines" layout to the latest version:

1. Log in and go to your layers page.
2. In the table under "Child of layer 1: LiveJournal S2 Core, v1" there is a row with a name of "Wide Lines"; click on "Edit...".
3. Delete all of the text in the large text box shown.
4. Cut and paste all of the text from the current code link below into the large text box and click "Compile".
If this page reloads and says "No error", continue. If it gives an error, repeat steps 3 and 4 just in case a character was lost in the cut and paste, then contact me with a comment here if it continues to fail.

Code for current version

To save the "Wide Lines" layout for later use if you have never used it before:

1. Log in and go to your layers page.
2. At the bottom of the page under "Create top-level layer" select "Type: Layout" and click "Create".
3. In the table under "Child of layer 1: LiveJournal S2 Core, v1" there is now a row with a name of (None); click on "Edit...".
4. Cut and paste all of the text from the current code link above into the large text box and click "Compile".
If this page reloads and says "No error", continue. If it gives an error, repeat step 4 just in case a character was lost in the cut and paste, then contact me with a comment here if it continues to fail.

New features:
* Font size may now be specified through the customization wizard
* The layout code is now fully HTML 4.01 Transitional validated.
* The CSS code is validated with the exception of scrollbar colors, which are IE-specific.
* Minor bugs in the table layout and top links were fixed.

Note:
* Scrollbar colors may no longer function now that W3-valid HTML is specified. If scrollbar color is important to you, you should remain on version 0.9.2.

All themes created for version 0.9 or 0.9.2 will continue to work in this version.
If you are uploading "Wide Lines" for the first time, follow this link for instructions on how to upload themes for Wide Lines.

To use "Wide Lines" on your livejournal:

1. After having uploaded the layout and any themes, log in and go to your customize journal page.
2. Under "Choose style system" select "New System (S2)" and click "Change".
3. Under "Step 1: Layout" select "Wide Lines" (it will be at the bottom of the drop-down box) and click "Change".
4. Under "Step 2: Customize Layout" select any theme from the "Themes" drop-down box and click "Change" (previews are not available).
5. Click "Add customizations" to tweak settings further, if desired.

For the historical record: Code for version 0.9.3 (17 May 2005). The code at this link will not change.

The following functions have changed:
* prop_init
* lay_print_cssbody
* lay_print_cssentry
* lay_print_csslines
* lay_print_thisentry
* lay_print_thisentrylite
* Page::lay_print_links
* Page::lay_nav
* Page::print
* YearPage::lay_css
* YearPage::print_month
* MonthPage::print_body
The following properties have been added:
* base_font_size
* entry_font_size
* title_font_size
* header_font_size


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