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Themes in XPages - More insane power

By Andrew Pollack on 06/19/2008 at 12:38 AM EDT

So for now they work just against elements (components) on XPages - but its what they do that's cool. Imagine if you could say that anywhere you place a "Button" in your application you want to make sure that an html class type is set to "styleButton". A couple of lines in your theme, and now all the buttons on your XPage have a class set that will let you identify them in your CSS. It isn't just CSS properties or even just html properties. STYLES can change, replace, or append to the default settings of all kinds o properties on lots of elements (components).

Its yet another piece of the puzzle that solves so many limitations we face now.

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