Tips and Tricks for Customizing Enterprise Using

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Tips and Tricks for Customizing
Enterprise Using CSS
Michael L. Bowden
SNRG Conference
June 10, 2014
Harrisburg Area Community College
http://hacc.ent.sirsi.net/client/default
Agenda
Tools For Editing CSS
 Setting Up Enterprise
 Demonstration
 Files used in Demonstration

◦ CSS File:
Custom.css
◦ Icon File:
Bridge_mat
erial_icons_
1.0.zip
Double click on
icons to open
files.
Tools

PortableApps.com
◦ Software you can take with you


Firefox
Firebug and Firebug Lite
http://getfirebug.com/
Available for FF, IE, Safari, Chrome, and Opera
Quick & Easy CSS Development with Firebug
The Firebug Tutorial Series: 01 – Introduction to Firebug
(YouTube)
 The Firebug Tutorial Series: 02 – Building Custom CSS (YouTube)
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
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FireFTP
 http://firefpt.net/
 Available for FireFox only
 FireFTP Tutorial (YouTube)
Tools (continued)

Notepad++
◦ http://notepad-plus-plus.org/
◦ Good Notepad replacement
◦ Understands CSS
CSS References

Cheat Sheet
◦ http://blog.hattersworkshop.com/wpcontent/uploads/2011/01/css3-cheat-sheet.pdf

Tags
◦ body { }

Classes
◦ .header_container { }

IDS
◦ #header { }
Setting Up Enterprise
Ask ClientCare for an FTP account for
Enterprise
 Use FireFTP to create a file structure to
accommodate changes

◦ Use different directories for your production
and test environment
◦ Example:
 Create a directory called 4.3 for your
customization to version 4.3
 Create a directory called images for your image
files
Setting up Enterprise (cont.)
Your file structure might look like this:
Setting up Enterprise (cont.)
Create the same file structure on your
computer or flash drive.
 Create a custom.css file in the new
directory on your computer or flash
drive.

◦ This will be the file you will edit and upload to
Enterprise
Setting up Enterprise (cont.)

Modify your profile to use the new CSS
file.
◦ Manage Profiles  Profile to change 
Configure Custom Page Element.
 Choose Profile Language and click Next
 In the Custom CSS box, add the path to your new
directory and custom CSS file.
 For example:
 /custom/web/4.3/custom.css or
 /custom/web/default/default_custom.css
Setting up Enterprise (cont.)

Enterprise is now set up to use the new
file structure and custom CSS file.
Things To Change
Change the background color of the body
 Change the background color of the
header
 Change the background color of the
search bar
 Change the background color of the
dropdown elements

◦ Active, hover, focus
Things To Change (cont.)
Turn off the Cooliris icon
 Turn off pagination at the top of the page
 Center the Number of Records display
 Center the Did You Mean
 Change format icon

Questions?
Contact Information
Michael L. Bowden
Library Central Services
One HACC Drive
Harrisburg, PA 17110-2999
e: [email protected]
t: (717) 780-2503

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