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mozillaZine: Creating a Mozilla Skin, pt. 2 - The Menubar

Jun 04, 2000, 18:55 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chris Nelson)

"Let's get started and style our first bit of the Navigator interface - the menu. Unfortunately, a lot of this will be lost on Mac developers, because Mozilla utilizes the native Mac menu. However, it's the easiest thing for us to start skinning, so we will start with it."

"To learn how to style the menubar, the only hints we have to go on are that it's a "menubar" which has an id of "main-menubar". How do we determine what this means? Well, in an ideal world, we'd have a ton of documentation on how to skin Mozilla. This isn't the case yet. So, we have to determine for ourselves what to do. For the menubar, I'll lead you through the process that I used to find the information I needed. You can use this same process in your own endeavors."

"The best way to start is to do a search of the chrome directory for keywords. In this case, let's first search the chrome directory for "main-menubar"."

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