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Editing CSS files to Change Font and Size


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brb5548

Community Member, 17 Posts

7 June 2008 at 2:49am

Hi,
I am trying to make a simple change to the layout and/or typography css files associated with the plain theme but I am having no luck.
When I edit either of these two files I never see any changes on the home page or any page for that matter.
I see the style sheets reflected in the home page html:
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="themes/plain/css/layout.css" >
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="themes/plain/css/typography.css" >
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="themes/plain/css/form.css" >

And in the layout.css, I see a reference to the div header and h1 tag.
#Header h1 {
   font-family:"Century Gothic", "Trebuchet MS", "Arial Narrow", Arial, sans-serif;
   font-size:30px;
   text-transform:uppercase;
   font-weight:normal;
   margin:0;
   padding:0;
   padding-top:5px;
   color:#736451;
   margin-bottom:10px;
   text-align:left;
}

but after I make a simple change like changing the font-size from 30 to 10, I never get an update on the site.

I have tried to use the ?flush=1 parameter but nothing seems to work.

Am I missing something or am I just going crazy?

Thanks!

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Hamish

Community Member, 712 Posts

7 June 2008 at 9:42am

Did you clear your browser cache?

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brb5548

Community Member, 17 Posts

7 June 2008 at 11:22am

did I mention that I hate IE.... that did it. For some reason the setting "check for newer version of stored pages - everytime I visit the webpage" did not work.
Thanks!