Visualize Data in Drupal 7: Style Output Views


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Styling the output of views

Drupal uses a combination of systems to present information to the world, most notably Cascading Style Sheets, or CSS. The essence of CSS is that page elements are tagged with styles, whose appearance you then alter with code. CSS is a huge subject and of course lynda.com has over a dozen courses about it, along with a course specifically about Drupal Theming that shows you how Drupal implements CSS. Obviously, I'm not going to recap that information here, I will just assume you know it and focus on how to apply CSS to data elements through views.

If you don't know CSS, then naturally, those courses are the place to learn. The first thing that I recommend is that you get a free tool called Firebug at getfirebug.com. It's a plug-in for the Firefox Browser that's used by literally every Drupal designer I know. You can style CSS without it, but Firebug helps a lot. I will be using it throughout this video and, in fact, I already have it installed. You can tell from this little...

Styling the output of views
Video duration: 6m 11s 4h 23m Intermediate

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Styling the output of views provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Tom Geller as part of the Drupal 7: Reporting and Visualizing Data

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