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Getting “Wrap each selected line in a tag” with Ctrl + Shift + W working in Aptana

I was trying to get a feature of Aptana working correctly. According to context menu when working on a view, you should be able to hit CTRL + SHIFT + W to put a tag around the selected text. Once the tag shows around the text, you can change it to whatever you want: H3, LI etc.

However, when hitting the key combo, Aptana was trying to close the files. Continue reading

Artisteer templates with Ruby on Rails – Header and graphics not showing – solution

I was creating a Ruby on Rails site and used Artisteer 4.3 to generate the template.

Even though I included the precompile directives in assets.rb, I was still not seeing the images for the header and some other images. I tried a rake assets:clobber / rake assets:precompile but that didn’t help.

The problem was that the references in style.css to images were in the form of Continue reading

Centering Tables in Joomla with an Artisteer Template

Yes, I know.. Tables are deprecated.. However, they can be useful in certain cases.

I’ve always had trouble getting a table that was less than full width to center. Setting the alignment to “Center” in the table properties box (JCE)  never seemed to work.. Well, that is because artisteer works with CSS. Continue reading

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