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CSS Stops Working in a ScrolledComposite [message #1064150] Mon, 17 June 2013 20:10 Go to next message
Jo Jaquinta is currently offline Jo JaquintaFriend
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So I had a bunch of UI code styled with CSS in a Composite and everything was just fine. Specifically I had a nice gradient color on the Composite, and the labels in the composite had a background of 'inherit' which means the gradient shined through.
I decided to put that Composite into a ScrolledComposite because it was getting bigger than the bounding part. BANG! The background of the labels suddenly no longer inherits. It flips to the system default, painting nasty bars across the smooth gradient that was there before. No other code changes.
You can see before.png and after.png below.
The CSS for the labels is pretty simple:

.configUITopAppTitle {
  font: Verdana 9px bold;
  background-color: inherit;
}


What is it about being put in a ScrolledComposite breaks a CSS style of inherit? How do I fix it?
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Jo Grant, Senior Software Engineer
Admin and Config Console Architect
OpenPages, IBM
Re: CSS Stops Working in a ScrolledComposite [message #1195418 is a reply to message #1064150] Tue, 19 November 2013 00:54 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Nate Pendleton is currently offline Nate PendletonFriend
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Hey there. I am having the same issue. Were you able to work around it?
Re: CSS Stops Working in a ScrolledComposite [message #1196791 is a reply to message #1195418] Tue, 19 November 2013 15:48 Go to previous message
Jo Jaquinta is currently offline Jo JaquintaFriend
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Nope. I worked around it by choosing a different look and feel. Sad

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Jo Grant, Senior Software Engineer
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OpenPages, IBM
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