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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-30 10:03:24

"Reece Dunn" <msclrhd_at_[hidden]> writes:

>> While I'm on the subject of I would hope that the
>> formatting is
>>in a .css so that I might replace it with my preferred look and
>> feel. (I
>>prefer the "classic" one). I believe this would resolve the
>> essentially
>>irresolvable about esthetics.
> It already is. The CSS is located at:
> $(boost-root)/doc/html/boostbook.css. When generating the navigation
> pane, Boost.Book should use tree.css instead of boostbook.css.
> The new look and feel has modified the way the top section is
> rendered, so it might look different when using the "classic" L&F. It
> also renders navigation controls at the top and bottom in Spirit style
> layout.

That said, it would be really nice if we could settle on a single L&F
for all libraries. It's just as easy for an individual library
author to cause upset for readers by overriding the default .css as
it is by hand-coding his own HTML style.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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