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SharePoint 2010 – Themes and CoreV4.css comparison technique for Developers

Ever wonder how SharePoint 2010 uses CoreV4.css and Themes together to style your site? In this blog post, I hope to grab this bull by the horns and make empower you to decode this large file and create your own themes. Basically, I took CoreV4.css located in C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\TEMPLATE\LAYOUTS\1033\STYLES\Themable and copied… Continue reading SharePoint 2010 – Themes and CoreV4.css comparison technique for Developers

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A great way to create SharePoint 2010 CSS from original CSS

Working with SharePoint 2010's CoreV4.css is very difficult. I have developed a technique to allow developers to leverage SharePoints OOTB CoreV4.css selectors, but while not hacking together CSS selectors and dealing with !important and other CSS hacks. Here is the concept: Your SharePoint page will have 2 stylesheets on it, CoreV4.css and a new blank… Continue reading A great way to create SharePoint 2010 CSS from original CSS