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5th-Dec-2007 08:27 pm
This is for (A Dear Diary Layout) codes
Layouts: [Baroque - Pink and Grey - Green and White]



Create Theme Layer
Tutorial by [info]carriep63:
Creating a theme layer (using Livejournal new customize journal area)
Tutorials by [info]scotchosur:
Creating a Theme Layer (for InsaneJournal users)

Note:
You will have also created a user layer automatically because of the css. In editing theme and user layer place on top instead:

Under Theme
Replace
layerinfo "type" = "theme";
layerinfo "name" = "";

With This
layerinfo "type" = "theme";
layerinfo "name" = "Baroque";

Under User
Replace
layerinfo "type" = "user";
layerinfo "name" = "Auto-generated Customizations";

With This
layerinfo "type" = "user";
layerinfo "name" = "Baroque";

Believe me, this is a simple way if you redesign your journal a lot with custom layers.

Add these into theme layer

Taken from: Original Source
Mood Icon to Left of Metadata





Taken from: Original Source
Multi-Layer Tags


Note: See all Tags on Sidebar:

The tags verical scroll, just remove this out of Multi-Layer Tags code:
/* Vertical Scroll */
/* Need to shrink the list width to prevent horizontal scrollbar in Firefox. */
/* Note this won't prevent it if your tags are super long, it will only */
/* prevent it from displaying unnecessarily. For the pleasure of IE users */
/* you can also colour any resulting scrollbars as you desire. */
ul.tagList {
width: 70%;
}
.tagBox {
height: 200px;
overflow: auto;
scrollbar-arrow-color: #ffffff;
scrollbar-base-color: #930000;
scrollbar-face-color: #930000;
scrollbar-highlight-color: #cb7575;
scrollbar-darkshadow-color: #000000;
scrollbar-track-color: #930000;
}



Extracted from [info]babyelefant
To add a custom textbox, just add this into the Multi-Layer Tags code:




After this:

Page::lay_print_custom_paraphernalia() {


Before this:

    var string id      = "";
    var string header  = "";
    var string content = "";


Want to change the title of the textbox, simply replace CustomText with the name you've chosen.

Extracted from [info]babyelefant
To change the position on the sidebar such as tags below the links, just add this into the Theme code:



This is the natural order for this Dear Diary sidebar but to rearrange, simply changing the paraphernalias in the position where you want it. And Save.
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Comments 
3rd-Feb-2008 11:46 pm (UTC)
Anonymous
Heee! tru_faith_lost again! I ♥ you soooo much! Squee! I was gonna ask you a really stupid question about where I type the text in that I want to show up in the box, but heheh, my blonde hair isn't as much of a handicap as you'd think. I totally figured it out. Though, at the moment it still says Text in Baroque, lol. I have to come back and put my fun stuff in there.

As for the dark filigree, I don't see it on your preview or on the individual images that you loaded to photobucket. I only see it in the screenshot of the layout you have on photobucket. Is that my browser? And I see you have the zip file available. If I download that will those images have the dark filigree or are they the same images I already have?
4th-Feb-2008 12:23 am (UTC)
Anonymous
Okay, so the strangest thing. I downloaded the zip file, and when I opened them on my comp they definitely had the dark filigree, but when I uploaded them to photobucket, the filigree disappeared. I have a feeling it's because they are .gif images. I'm never happy with anything I upload as .jpg or .gif because they never look the same once they're uploaded. I usually use .png for everything, but that could just be my slow connection.

Also, the inside image for the sidebar boxes was a nice smooth gradient in the image I downloaded but had even more of the variegated look to it after I uploaded it than the original image I uploaded. I think I'll leave them the way they are for now. LOL.
4th-Feb-2008 12:44 am (UTC)
Well, if you ever want the images in .png, just ask. You were kind enough to test and help me put in the extra bits I didn't think of. Like textboxes and zip file. So I'll return the favor. In the meantime, I am almost done with another layout which I adore at the moment. :)
4th-Feb-2008 04:39 am (UTC)
Anonymous
Thank you so much! I hope to keep this layout for a long, long time, but I can't wait to see what you come up with next. I may have a few other lesser used journals hanging around in need of TEH PURTY. LOL. Though, those aren't paid accounts, so not quite as flexible.

You're wonderful. *smishes*

Tracy
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