[2 days left] What’s wrong with your cloud strategy? Learn why multicloud solutions matter with Nimble Storage.Register Now

x
?
Solved

apply skinfile to drowdownlist

Posted on 2013-02-06
3
Medium Priority
?
241 Views
Last Modified: 2013-02-14
I can apply skin to txtbox, but on dropdownlist it won't work. I am not sure why?


From Skinfile

asp:TextBox runat="server" SkinID="txtcity" ForeColor="Blue"></asp:TextBox>
<asp:DropDownList runat ="server" SkinID ="ddlstate" Forecolor ="Red"></asp:DropDownList>


aspx page

<asp:DropDownList ID="ddlstate" runat="server" Width="100px" TabIndex="9" Enabled="false" SkinID="ddlstate">
<asp:TextBox ID="txtCity" runat="server" Width="360px" TabIndex="8" MaxLength="30" ReadOnly="true" SkinID="txtcity"></asp:TextBox>
0
Comment
Question by:VBdotnet2005
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 26

Expert Comment

by:Alan Warren
ID: 38862068
This works ok, created a theme "Theme1" added a SkinFile "SkinFile1.skin"
Contents of Skinfile1.skin:
<asp:DropDownList runat="server" BackColor="Blue" ForeColor="Red" SkinId="dropdownlistBlue" />

Open in new window

Page sample:
<%@ Page Language="VB" title="MyGridview" EnableTheming="true" Theme="Theme1"%>

<!DOCTYPE html>

<script runat="server">

</script>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head runat="server">
    <title></title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
    <div>
        <asp:DropDownList SkinID="dropdownlistBlue" ID="DropDownList1" runat="server">
            <asp:ListItem></asp:ListItem>
            <asp:ListItem Value="1">Choice 1</asp:ListItem>
            <asp:ListItem Value="2">Choice 2</asp:ListItem>
        </asp:DropDownList>

    </div>
    </form>
</body>
</html>

Open in new window

Alan
0
 

Author Comment

by:VBdotnet2005
ID: 38862141
If the dropdownlist is set enable = "false", we can't change forecolor, correct? It will remains gray, no matter ?
0
 
LVL 26

Accepted Solution

by:
Alan Warren earned 2000 total points
ID: 38862447
Hi VBdotnet2005,
couldn't find a way to change the forecolor for a disabled dropdownlist, backcolor, no problem.

The skinfile can have a CssClass, the CssClass can address styling for enabled and disabled.
Skinfile:
<asp:DropDownList runat="server" CssClass="styled-select" SkinId="dropdownlistBlue" />

Open in new window

Sample .aspx page styling dropdownlist, enabled and disabled:
<%@ Page Language="VB" title="MyDrowdownList" EnableTheming="true" Theme="Theme1"%>

<!DOCTYPE html>


<script runat="server">

    Protected Sub Button1_Click(sender As Object, e As EventArgs)
        Me.DropDownList1.Enabled = Not Me.DropDownList1.Enabled
    End Sub
</script>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head runat="server">
    <title></title>
    <style type="text/css">

        .styled-select:enabled, .styled-select:disabled {
            background: transparent;
            color:black;
            background-color:yellow;
            width: 268px;
            padding: 5px;
            font-size: 16px;
            line-height: 1;
            border: 0;
            border-radius: 0;
            height: 34px;
            -webkit-appearance: none;
        }
        .styled-select:disabled {
            background-color:greenyellow;
            color:dimgray;
        }
 


    </style>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
    <div>
        <asp:DropDownList CssClass="styled-select" ID="DropDownList1" runat="server" >
            <asp:ListItem></asp:ListItem>
            <asp:ListItem Value="1">Choice 1</asp:ListItem>
            <asp:ListItem Value="2">Choice 2</asp:ListItem>
        </asp:DropDownList>
        <br /><br />
        <asp:Button ID="Button1" runat="server" Text="Toggle dropdown enabled" OnClick="Button1_Click" />


    </div>
    </form>
</body>
</html>

Open in new window

Alan ";0)
0

Featured Post

Important Lessons on Recovering from Petya

In their most recent webinar, Skyport Systems explores ways to isolate and protect critical databases to keep the core of your company safe from harm.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

In this Article, I will provide a few tips in problem and solution manner. Opening an ASPX page in Visual studio 2003 is very slow. To make it fast, please do follow below steps:   Open the Solution/Project. Right click the ASPX file to b…
One of the pain points with developing AJAX, JavaScript, JQuery, and other client-side behaviors is that JavaScript doesn’t allow for cross domain request for pulling content. For example, JavaScript code on www.johnchapman.name could not pull conte…
Visualize your data even better in Access queries. Given a date and a value, this lesson shows how to compare that value with the previous value, calculate the difference, and display a circle if the value is the same, an up triangle if it increased…
In this video, Percona Solution Engineer Dimitri Vanoverbeke discusses why you want to use at least three nodes in a database cluster. To discuss how Percona Consulting can help with your design and architecture needs for your database and infras…

656 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question