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From: B Cheffy <>
Subject: Re: [FreeHelp] CSS in sub directory
Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2008 15:12:39 -0500
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That simple one is the one I used, and it worked beautifully. But it was still informative reading the less simple one! Thanks for sharing it.


> Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2008 08:02:37 +1200
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> Subject: Re: [FreeHelp] CSS in sub directory
> Beverly's original query asked how to create a local link to a global.css
> file when the relative link to the file on the server was different.
> Off the top of my head I suggested that copies of the global.css file be
> placed in appropriately named folders locally. As Patricia Geary rightly
> pointed out, that defeated the single point of editing which is the
> compelling reason for using css.
> Well, I finished up making things complicated - using JavaScript!
> On reflection, the same css file could have been called from 2 links. One
> would be the server relative link to the global.css file, while the second
> would be the local relative link to the same css file. The outcome is the
> same in both cases, one or other of the files will be found and the css
> rendered. The downside, is that there is a broken link on the server, but
> no one will know unless they are specifically checking for broken links.
> Note to self, "There is nothing less complicated than simple!"
> Barry [:o)
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