Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2011
From: Doug Stewart <firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Re: [PLUG] plug Digest, Vol 85, Issue 33
To: "Philadelphia Linux User's Group Discussion List"
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Why bother using the web developer extension AND Firebug. FB allows for
live CSS changes as well.
On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 8:50 AM, Matt Mossholder <email@example.com
> On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 8:40 AM, Mike <firstname.lastname@example.org
>> There is no pulldown element. Pulldowns are (usually) based on nested
>> <ul> elements, with the top level <ul> displayed inline, and lower level
>> <ul>s displayed with an offset.
>> As such, Firebug's ability to let you dig into the DOM is invaluable in
>> trying to figure out how things like this are defined.
>> Also, the Web Developer extension for firefox (compare to Chrome's
>> developer console) lets you edit CSS and see the changes immediately,
>> without having to reload the page.
>> Note that the changes are only made to the copy of the script in the
>> browser, not the version on the server.
>> My flow in situations like this is to
>> - find out where the problem is via Firebug's DOM inspector
>> - use the Web Developer's CSS editor to quickly iterate to a solution
>> - apply the solution to the server copy of the stylesheet
>> - run the page through the CSS validator
> Actually, there is a pulldown element. It is named "select", just like it
> is in HTML, and there is very little you can do to theme it, unfortunately.
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