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Posted By:      Posted Date: September 01, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net
let me preface this with saying, i dont really know css or javascript or even xml really. i know enough to do what i need to, i dont know best practices, i can just get it done, so im aksing this to make sure the way i plan on doing this is a good way. just need to be pushed in the right direction. so im looking to make a simple webpage (client side only) that allows a user to pick colors for a IDE (think Visual Studio) so what i want to do is show a segment of code that shows something of all color types.. so think of a code segment like this response.write "hello world" there could be 4 different colors in this... the object, response, the period (it has a name, i forget it), the member, write, and a type, string.. so what im thinking is that there is some text on the page and a drop down that lets you pick the type to color, and then the color... so im thinking to use div tags to identify each type <div id=object>response</div><div id=period>.</div> etc etc and then do an on change for the color drop down to update the colors.. so i can do that, but the question is, im wanting to use CSS/XML so that way, if i get a couple of themes, i can then add a theme drop down to show some premade setups... default.xml <options> <object>red</object> <period>black</object>

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