[Plone-UI] PLIP 12227: In-Plone Theme Editor

Martin Aspeli optilude+lists at gmail.com
Tue Jun 26 22:55:13 UTC 2012

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See: https://dl.dropbox.com/u/5750104/plone.app.theming%20mockups%20round%202.pdf


On 26 June 2012 23:49, Martin Aspeli <optilude+lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Attached is a version of Alice's latest wireframes that I've
> simplified a bit to meet what feels implementable in a first pass at
> this:
> - No drag-and-drop for activating themes, but explicit action buttons
> instead and highlighting the selected theme 'inline'.
>  - I'd like to try to do inline preview with html2canvas, which won't
> work in IE necessarily, but so what. See
> http://html2canvas.hertzen.com/.
>  - No resizing of panels in the theme mapper, but we have fullscreen
> and rules editor is always full width
>  - In readonly mode (i.e. for filesystem themes), the mapper doesn't
> have the rules file at all, only the mockup + content, a preview link,
> and the rules wizard, which then doesn't do insert. Need explicit
> verbage to explain this, of course.
>  - Preview from control panel, mapper or file manager launches in new
> window/tab. Downside is we can't auto-reload on save of rules file and
> we can't sync path in the content browser in the mapper with the
> preview, but it seems I'm the only one who thinks this is a good idea
> ;)
> Thoughts?
> Martin

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