Content Panes


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PatK

Posted: 2/9/2012 Quote message   

Hi All very excited about this app
But when building DNN skins how do I keep only the standard panes ie top, left, content, right, bottom
if i could get his working would consider purchasing
 
Stevek

Posted: 2/9/2012 Quote message   

Pat,

They only way I know would be to edit the Page.ascx file located in the skin folder. You would need to remove the tags for the panes that you do not wish to be in your skin.

If you are comfortable doing this then it should not be a problem for you. If you are not, give it a try anway, what have you got to loose. Just make a backup copy of the file, and if you mess the skin up, just replace your page.ascx file with the backed up one, and you are back to where you were befor you started.

Steve
 
PatL

Posted: 2/9/2012 Quote message   

I was doing that anyway but seems to defeat the object of having a program to make DNN skins them you have to go to the exported version then edit the pages in something like VS might as well have used VisualStudio in the first place:-<
 
SteveK

Posted: 2/10/2012 Quote message   

Pat,

Yes I know that using Artisteer can be frustrating. I for one have created DNN skins from scratch using VisualStudio, and it can be very time consuming. So I am grateful to have a GUI design application such as Artisteer where I can quickly generate a base template for my skins, and then take them into VS to modify them to my heart’s content. That is why I choose to buy the app. Artisteer is not for everyone, and it could be better, but considering everything it can do, I am glad I have it.

I guess the question arises, since all of the panes are div tags, and do not show up unless you place a module in them, why the need to delete all of the panes except the old core panes? It seems to me they only add control to the layout of the page, and really don’t get in the way.

Steve
 
PatK

Posted: 2/10/2012 Quote message   

Steve
Don't get me wrong it's a great app...but is seems to be trying to be all things to all people.
Perhaps they could offer the option of how many panes to includ into the final skin.
Many people might think that it's a design and post then find it's not luckily I always test on my localhost before posting just to see how it looks first

I'll have to think about the cost first as it's still a fair investment, if you don't have a lot of skins to make.

It's high on my list to buy though, just it takes a lot to get used to the editing after
Pat
 
BarryZ

Posted: 2/18/2012 Quote message   

2/18/2012: Ladies and gentlemen... we found a bug in DNN4 that causes the pull-down menus on modules to appear off-screen.
After making a change to one little file distrbuted as part of DNN4, the pull-down menus now display in the proper place.
The fix is described at http://www.oneusa.com/ArtisteerDNN4.aspx

This fix was provided by one of the highly intelligent Engineers at Artisteer. I just didn't want the solution to be lost in history.

BarryZ

 
TopCat

Posted: 2/20/2012 Quote message   

BarryZ,

That link above requires a login!

 


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