How to style the Related Topics control

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How to style the Related Topics control

Postby Peter Kelly on Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:46 am

Hi everyone,

I have searched high and low in the default Style.css and have found a group of styles called MadCapFlareRelatedTopics[...] but no indication where the background blue is coming from. I have checked all the hover pseudo styles. Any help is much appreciated.

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Re: How to style the Related Topics control

Postby ChoccieMuffin on Mon Jul 08, 2019 9:09 am

Can't help, but wanted to welcome you to the forums. I'm sure someone knowledgeable will be along shortly with assistance.
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Re: How to style the Related Topics control

Postby chrisj on Mon Jul 08, 2019 1:10 pm

Not sure if you can edit this in the stylesheet editor, but if you open your stylesheet in the text editor you can edit with this:

.link-list-popup ul li:hover{
background-color: #FFF
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Re: How to style the Related Topics control

Postby Dave Lee on Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:33 pm

Flare adds some 'automatic' style properties to the output that you (confusingly) won't see in the actual CSS of the source stylesheet - they're added to stylesheet in the output. You can get these 'automatic' styles to show in the stylesheet editor by selecting Show: Set properties - properties set in this or imported stylesheet.

The property you need to change is MadCap|helpControlMenuItem > Highlighted > background-color

This is actually mentioned in the help here: ... olMenuItem
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