The QuestionPoint Qwidget Builder offers 7 different color choices. You may use the instructions below if you would like to customize the color of the Qwidget to exactly match the color scheme of your web site.
Please note these instructions are written for web designers who have some experience with Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).
Before starting this process, please be sure that you have the necessary access rights to place a file directory on a publicly facing web server.
At a high level, this document will assist you with the following:
The steps are as follows:
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Note that within the 'images' folder are the following files:
You may recolor the files but if you change the file name, you must also change the file name in custom.css. or risk a Qwidget with a broken image(s).
Make sure when you are using .qp_widget_message_echo (aka message from a librarian) and .qp_widget_message_remote (aka message from a patron) that you alternate your background colors and be sure to use complementary text colors.
/*Sets the background color and font color for the text the patron types*/
/*Sets the background color and font color for the text the librarian types*/
For example, if you want the background for the librarian reply (.qp_widget_message_echo) to be on a dark color, be sure to use a light color for text.
Also do not use the same background color for both .qp_widget_message_remote and .qp_widget_message_echo
See Appendix CUSTOM QWIDGET DECONSTRUCTED for more details
As part of Step 3, you were provided a set of black images for use with your custom skinned Qwidget.
As stated in Step 3, you may recolor the files but do not change the file name or size of the file or risk a Qwidget with a broken image(s).
To do this, take the URL to the css folder and paste it into the box.
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