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Page Menu Bar with glossy background


  #1  
Old Feb 19, 2009, 12:58 PM
Tigger
 
35 posts · Feb 2009
Hi Flynn,

with the Thema Options I can change the background of the page menu bar. But just colour by colour.

Is it somehow possible, to integrate a glossy background ?

I mean, to have for example blue as the main background colour. Further more, to have a grey colour from the top and bottom getting lighter to the center of the bar. A bit like shadow from top and bottom. The whole bar would then look a bit like a glossy button itself. Could be nice.

Greetings
  #2  
Old Feb 19, 2009, 07:04 PM
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Flynn
 
3,768 posts · Oct 2008
Munich, Germany
That could be done with a background image

HTML Code:
ul.rMenu, ul.rMenu li {
background: #123456 url(/path/to/image.gif) repeat-x;
}
To have no image on sub levels

HTML Code:
ul.rMenu ul, ul.rMenu ul li {
background: #123456;
}
You might have to work on the positioning of the image, there are various techniques to do that, pixels, % or "top left" etc. http://www.w3schools.com/css/css_background.asp
  #3  
Old Mar 20, 2009, 05:03 PM
wrastler
 
Ok...well that worked. Sort of. Unfortunately it looks like one background is pasted on top of the other..the patterns start and stop dont really match.


Guess I'm stuck with that?
  #4  
Old Mar 20, 2009, 10:52 PM
ciolo
 
12 posts · Mar 2009
wrastler to have it right, the image should be exactly the size (height) of the toolbar. I suggest you make a screenshot with the page, then crop the toolbar in your image editor and find its height. Make an image with the height you get and 1px width, then use repeat x function in css.

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