Edit Existing. Pre-Defined CSS

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14 Apr, 2012 12:52 PM

Is it possible to edit the existing, pre-defined CSS? For example, I would like to change the gray background in the GitHub CSS for block quote text to look more like Sepia.

I am not an expert at CSS, certainly more of a novice, by the way.

Thanks in advance,

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Brett on 14 Apr, 2012 01:36 PM

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    You can export an HTML file and include the template you want to modify, then add a rule at the end to override the default specifier. It's slightly complicated by the fact that Marked compresses the CSS for the default styles to make the resulting HTML as optimized as possible, but you can pull it off. Just cut out the portion of code between the `<style></style>` tags and then add a definition at the bottom such as:

    blockquote { background: rgba(255, 249, 227, 1)!important }

    Then save the result as a CSS file with the name you want to appear in the menu and add it to the Custom CSS section of preferences.

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