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Which reminds me, anyone have a fav font face that I don't have listed in the default font set? I'll need the exact name of course.
Changing font sizes, colors, and faces appears to be the most popular item.
I decided not too because of the serious compatibility problems involved. I don't feel I ignore those issues in this environment where we have members from all over the world using every platform and browser imaginable. Also, if the code is distributed, that would mean it would be exposed to everything imagineable. I never want to be in the position of turning away a user because they are unable to use the site as a result of incompatable software choices.
I felt it would require 60-90 days of labor to get it right. I've yet to see a site anywhere on the web that has done css properly in a universal compatibility environment. Even then, I would not have been statisfied with the level of compatibility, the look, or the function. The only way to degrade gracefully and universally, is to use fonts/tables everywhere.
In order to support user style sheets at all, would require putting optional class statements in all major sections of the generated html code. Those are the type of tests I ran. The code bloat was significant, as well as making the code more unmanageable and cluttered.
That said, there are two new options on member profiles to insert code onto the page. I feel there are a few possibilities there for members to create their own external CSS style sheets.
It adds an interesting insight into user friendliness. You could even do comparison on most popular colour for those using custom skins etc. For some reason it is just one of those things that I never thought about.
Interesting. Of course, I'll have to tinker with it a bit more, now that I've started...
I'd originally wanted about a dozen defaults to start with, but never got them created ;-) too busy finishing code.