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Variables and inline CSS


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MagicUK

13 July 2011 at 2:24am Community Member, 60 Posts

Hello. This might be a stupid one, but, well, I'm stupid.

I have the following code in one of my template files:

<div id="EventTitleHeader" style="font-size:30px">
   $eventtitle
</div>

I want to make the title of the site controllable in the CMS (variable $eventtitleSize) so I added the following code:

<div id="EventTitleHeader" style="font-size:$eventtitleSizepx">
   $eventtitle
</div>

As you can guess this doesn't work cause the variable is now part of the 'px' value. Unfortunately adding a space will result in the CSS not working either. Is there a workaround for this?

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Christopher Darling

13 July 2011 at 2:30am Community Member, 5 Posts

Put braces around the variable e.g. style="font-size:{$eventtitleSize}px"

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MagicUK

13 July 2011 at 2:40am Community Member, 60 Posts

Thank you!! I knew it would be something like that!