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  • #46
    Well it's weird but since I added the allow user to select style at runtime, it is now working for all styles in my browser. Very cool!

    https://www.screencast.com/t/GBu2LmcR
    Alpha Anywhere v12.4.6.2.4 Build 7040-5530 IIS v10.0 on Windows Server 2019 Std in Hyper-V

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    • #47
      Yes its a good option for users, also I note the fonts in your calendar still aren't using the css for the style selected from what I can see you may want to double check are fonts are loading.
      Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
      Albert Einstein, (attributed)
      US (German-born) physicist (1879 - 1955)

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      • #48
        Hi
        Indeed the font that you see there ( Times ) means css was not applied.
        Please be aware the a5w page that loads your ux should have a body class of "page" ( ie <body class="page">) if you use any Alpha based css
        Jaime

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        • #49
          Originally posted by WindForce View Post
          Hi
          Indeed the font that you see there ( Times ) means css was not applied.
          Please be aware the a5w page that loads your ux should have a body class of "page" ( ie <body class="page">) if you use any Alpha based css
          Jaime
          Jaime,

          Thank you for that, I had no idea. Does Alpha document this anywhere?
          My a5w pages were all created using Alpha's standard insert component into a5w page method and copying the <head> and <body> tag code. It indeed does not place <body class="page"> into the tag. However, when added the class, it is no longer using the Times font:
          Great tip!

          Calendar2.jpg
          Alpha Anywhere v12.4.6.2.4 Build 7040-5530 IIS v10.0 on Windows Server 2019 Std in Hyper-V

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          • #50
            Yeah been bitten hardly by this one when using the new Alpha styles in RTL environments. It's already fixed in the latest pre-releases :-)

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            • #51
              Odd display on a monthly calendar using default settings. I was expecting to see the events for a day "stacked" as list like you would in any other calendar (showing Google in the attached). Instead, it defaults to showing them in what appears to be a timeline which is very odd and doesn't display well as you can see in the attached.

              Any insight in how to format this? Thanks in advance


              Here is the Alpha display then one from Google calendar to show what I expected.
              alpha display.jpg
              google calendar.jpg
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              • #52
                Just report it as an observation. You are right you are seeing the timeline handles.

                Pete
                Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
                Albert Einstein, (attributed)
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