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%REVTITLE% The revision title, if any, ex: (r1.6)
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%BROADCASTMESSAGE% Broadcast message at the beginning of your view template, can be used to alert users of scheduled downtimes; is defined in TWikiPreferences
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%BROADCASTMESSAGE% Broadcast message at the beginning of your view template, can be used to alert users of scheduled downtimes; is set in TWikiPreferences

The "Go" Box and Navigation Box

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Using Cascading Style Sheets

The regular templates files currently do not use style sheets. Many skin developers choose to use them, it helps in separating style from content.

Example: To use a style sheet for the broadcast message, add this to view.myskin.tmpl:

<style type="text/css">
.broadcastmessage {
    background: yellow; display:block;
    border-style:solid;border-width: 2px;border-color:red;
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.broadcastmessage strong {color: red}
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Then add a div tag to the %BROADCASTMESSAGE% variable located after the #PageTop anchor or after the opening form tag:

<div class="broadcastmessage"> %BROADCASTMESSAGE% </div>

Packaging and Publishing Skins

See TWiki:Plugins/SkinPackagingHowTo and TWiki:Plugins/SkinDeveloperFAQ


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%REVTITLE% The revision title, if any, ex: (r1.6)
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Packaging and Publishing Skins

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Activating Skins


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%WIKITOOLNAME% The name of your TWiki site
%SCRIPTURL% The script URL of TWiki
%SCRIPTSUFFIX% The script suffix, ex: .pl, .cgi
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%WEB% The name of the current web. Note: It is recommended to URL-encode the variable in form actions with %URLENCODE{"%WEB%"}% for proper handling in an internationalized environment
%TOPIC% The name of the current topic. Note: It is recommended to URL-encode the variable in form actions with %URLENCODE{"%TOPIC%"}% for proper handling in an internationalized environment
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%WEB% The name of the current web. Note: It is recommended to URL-encode the variable in form actions with %INTURLENCODE{"%WEB%"}% for proper handling in an internationalized environment
%TOPIC% The name of the current topic. Note: It is recommended to URL-encode the variable in form actions with %INTURLENCODE{"%TOPIC%"}% for proper handling in an internationalized environment

%WEBTOPICLIST% Common links of current web, defined in the WebPreferences. It includes a #GoBox
%TEXT% The topic text, e.g. the content that can be edited
%META{"form"}% TWikiForm, if any
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Here is an example form that has a select box and the "Go" box for illustration purposes. You need to have JavaScript enabled for this to work:

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%WIKITOOLNAME% The name of your TWiki site
%SCRIPTURL% The script URL of TWiki
%SCRIPTSUFFIX% The script suffix, ex: .pl, .cgi
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%WEB% The name of the current web
%WEBURLENCODED% The name of the current web, URL encoded (for form action)
%TOPIC% The name of the current topic
%TOPICURLENCODED% The name of the current topic, URL encoded (for form action)
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%WEB% The name of the current web. Note: It is recommended to URL-encode the variable in form actions with %URLENCODE{"%WEB%"}% for proper handling in an internationalized environment
%TOPIC% The name of the current topic. Note: It is recommended to URL-encode the variable in form actions with %URLENCODE{"%TOPIC%"}% for proper handling in an internationalized environment

%WEBTOPICLIST% Common links of current web, defined in the WebPreferences. It includes a #GoBox
%TEXT% The topic text, e.g. the content that can be edited
%META{"form"}% TWikiForm, if any
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Here is an example form that has a select box and the "Go" box for illustration purposes. You need to have JavaScript enabled for this to work:

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The ?skin=name URL parameter overrides the SKIN Preference value.

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Skin files are located in the twiki/templates directory and are named with the syntax: <scriptname>.<skin>.tmpl. For example, the Printable skin for the view template is view.print.tmpl.

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Use the existing TWikiTemplates (like view.tmpl) or skin files as a base for your own skin, name it for example view.myskin.tmpl.

Variables in Skins

You can use template variables, TWikiVariables, and other predefined variables to compose your skins. Some commonly used variables in skins:

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%WIKILOGOURL% Link of page logo
%WIKILOGOIMG% Image URL of page logo
%WIKILOGOALT% Alt text of page logo
%WEBBGCOLOR% Web specific background color, defined in the WebPreferences
%WIKITOOLNAME% The name of your TWiki site
%SCRIPTURL% The script URL of TWiki
%SCRIPTSUFFIX% The script suffix, ex: .pl, .cgi
%WEB% The name of the current web
%WEBURLENCODED% The name of the current web, URL encoded (for form action)
%TOPIC% The name of the current topic
%TOPICURLENCODED% The name of the current topic, URL encoded (for form action)
%WEBTOPICLIST% Common links of current web, defined in the WebPreferences. It includes a #GoBox
%TEXT% The topic text, e.g. the content that can be edited
%META{"form"}% TWikiForm, if any
%META{"attachments"}% FileAttachment table
%META{"parent"}% The topic parent
%EDITTOPIC% Edit link
%REVTITLE% The revision title, if any, ex: (r1.6)
%REVINFO% Revision info, ex: r1.6 - 24 Dec 2002 - 08:12 GMT - TWikiGuest
%WEBCOPYRIGHT% Copyright notice, defined in the WebPreferences

The "Go" Box and Navigation Box

The %WEBTOPICLIST% includes a "Go" box to jump to a topic. The box also understand URLs, e.g. you can type http://www.google.com/ to jump to an external web site. The feature is handy if you build a skin that has a select box of frequently used links, like Intranet home, employee database, sales database and such. A little JavaScript gets into action on the onSelect method of the select tag to fill the selected URL into the "Go" box field, then submits the form.

Here is an example form that has a select box and the "Go" box for illustration purposes. You need to have JavaScript enabled for this to work:

Bare bones header for demo only
Welcome | Register | Topics | Search | Go

Packaging and Publishing Skins

See TWiki:Plugins/SkinPackagingHowTo


Activating Skins

A skin can be activated in two ways:

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The ?skin=name URL parameter overrides the SKIN Preference value.

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Overview


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Overview

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Skins are customized TWiki Templates files. You can use skins to change the look of a Galeon topic, for example, the layout of the header and footer. Rendered text between header and footer does not change. You can also use skins to define an alternate view, like a view optimized for printing.
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Skins are customized TWikiTemplates files. You can use skins to change the look of a Galeon topic, for example, the layout of the header and footer. Rendered text between header and footer does not change. You can also use skins to define an alternate view, like a view optimized for printing.

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Defining Skins


Skin files are located in the twiki/templates directory and are named with the syntax: <scriptname>.<skin>.tmpl. For example, the Printable skin for the view template is view.print.tmpl.


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Skins are customized TWikiTemplate files. You can use skins to change the look of a Galeon topic, for example the layout of the header and footer. Note that the renderd text between header and footer does not change. You can also use skins to define an alternate view, ex: a view optimized for printing.
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Skin files are located in the twiki/template directory and are name with this syntax: <scriptname>.<skin>.tmpl. For example, the print skin for the view template is view.print.tmpl (red color added for clarification).
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Overview

Skins are customized TWiki Templates files. You can use skins to change the look of a Galeon topic, for example, the layout of the header and footer. Rendered text between header and footer does not change. You can also use skins to define an alternate view, like a view optimized for printing.

--++ Defining Skins

Skin files are located in the twiki/templates directory and are named with the syntax: <scriptname>.<skin>.tmpl. For example, the Printable skin for the view template is view.print.tmpl.

Activating Skins


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TWiki Skins


Skins are customized TWikiTemplate files. You can use skins to change the look of a Galeon topic, for example the layout of the header and footer. Note that the renderd text between header and footer does not change. You can also use skins to define an alternate view, ex: a view optimized for printing.


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Skins are customized TWikiTemplate files. You can use skins to change the look of a Galeon topic, for example the layout of the header and footer. Note that the renderd text between header and footer does not change. You can use skins also to define an alternate view, i.e. a view optimized for printing.
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Skins are customized TWikiTemplate files. You can use skins to change the look of a Galeon topic, for example the layout of the header and footer. Note that the renderd text between header and footer does not change. You can also use skins to define an alternate view, ex: a view optimized for printing.

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Skin files are located in the twiki/template directory and are name with this syntax: <scriptname>.<skin>.tmpl. For example, the print skin for the view template is view.print.tmpl (red color added for clarification).

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A skin file is located in the twiki/template directory and has a name like <scriptname>.<skin>.tmpl. For example, the print skin for the view template is view.print.tmpl (red color added for clarification).

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Skins are customized template files. You can use skins to change the look of a Galeon topic, for example the layout of the header and footer. Note that the renderd text between header and footer does not change. You can use skins also to define an alternate view, i.e. a view optimized for printing.
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Skins are customized template files. You can use skins to change the look of a Galeon topic, for example the layout of the header and footer. Note that the renderd text between header and footer does not change. You can use skins also to define an alternate view, i.e. a view optimized for printing.

A skin file is located in the twiki/template directory and has a name like <scriptname>.<skin>.tmpl or <scriptname>.<topicname>.<skin>.tmpl. For example, the print skin for the view template is view.print.tmpl (red color added for clarification).

A skin can be activated in two ways:

The ?skin=name URL parameter overrides the SKIN preference value.

-- PeterThoeny - 20 Jan 2001


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