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Old 03-11-2011, 04:06 PM   #3
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Misc Tips and Troubleshooting
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Remember that using this feature will only affect how ebooks appear in calibre's viewer. It will not change the CSS within your ebook. Keep this in mind if you use the calibre viewer to test the results of tweaks you make to your ebook file.

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For a simple tutorial about CSS styles and how to create them,
check out the CSS Tutorial

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For handy color codes - Hex, RGB, Names:
Color Picker: http://www.w3schools.com/tags/ref_colorpicker.asp
Basic colors: http://www.w3schools.com/css/css_colors.asp
Named colors: http://www.w3schools.com/css/css_colorsfull.asp

Run Quick Tests: http://www.w3schools.com/Css/tryit.a...trycss_default


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Pseudo selectors, e.g., a:link, p:first-line, etc. are not supported
-Kovid

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If the book you are reading already defines CSS styles that override your definitions, try adding "!important".

For example:
body {
color: red !important;
}

-Jellby

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