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Friday, August 21st, 2009 11:13 pm
[info] mana_goddess: boxer_help
Remove Navigation Bar


I'd like to completely remove my navigation bar! (I have a image map header with my nav links on it, so the bar needs to go)

Any ideas?

Thanks much.

Crossposted to s2styles here and s2_for_dummies here.

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Saturday, July 18th, 2009 09:09 pm
[info] jezebelinhell_x: boxer_help
Help! Subject line colour/limiting space around icon in comments

Hey there,

If there is anyone still here, please help! I've gone through the memories and did not see the following two issues addressed (dear readers, I could very well be blind, however).

1. How do you change the colour of the SUBJECT LINE (currently boxer is made so that both the subject line and the text box are the same colour.)

2. Is there any way to reduce the amount of space that grows around the icon with each post made under a thread? Otherwise, the comments become bunched up quickly and are difficult to read. I am particularly interested in limiting the amount of space to the right of the user icon. For an example of the issue, please SEE HERE.

Many, many thanks!

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Wednesday, January 14th, 2009 05:35 pm
[info] sparkythegeek: boxer_help
Metadata help


What I have long wanted to be able to do is re-arrange the order of the metadata. Instead of the order that The Boxer puts it in, I'd want it to go like this, if possible:

* Mood
* Music
* Location
* Custom Friends Group
* Tags

Now, I'm very CSS dumb, but I'm smart enough to copy/paste stuff into a theme layer if someone else knows how to accomplish this! Awhile back, I'd asked a savvy person on a Component community (who knew how to do this on Component) and she'd said something about it being hardwired into the coding for the layout (?). Because I don't understand CSS stuff much less the inner workings of LJ, I'm not entirely sure what she explained because I didn't understand anyway.

At any rate, that's what I'd like to do to The Boxer's metadata. Is it possible? And if so, how?

Thanks in advance!

mood: curious

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Sunday, January 11th, 2009 04:47 pm
[info] zxfactor: boxer_help
Html/Coding Information

Hello, I hope I am posting this in the right community. I followed all of the instructions before posting and I could not locate the information that I am looking for. I am looking for the coding to create the following scroll boxes:




I would like to know how to create the boxes, input a variety of information in them, place them on my journal. Thanks in advance for any information and help you can provide.

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Friday, January 9th, 2009 06:48 pm
[info] mana_goddess: boxer_help


I recently got a paid account, so I don't know much about Boxer yet, and I apologize for that. I'm trying to get the top of my layout to look something like this, which I photoshopped. So far I have removed the mini-calendar and the journal title and subtitle. I cannot figure out how to remove the default icon (I know it can be done, as this community has removed it) and was wondering if someone could tell me how to do so, and also how and where to add in the code for the header, making sure it is below the nav bar as in the picture.
If anyone can help me with this, that would be wonderful!

Edit: I figured out how to remove the usericon, and used this code to add the header underneath my navigation. However, I would still like to know if there is a way to get it to display inside one of the info boxes, so that is has a border around it as in the image above. Also, the boxes containing icons on my friends page are white, does anyone know how to change that?


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Monday, January 5th, 2009 06:34 pm
[info] wonterth: boxer_help
bold title
tags: ,

Hello. One day the title of the entries in my community ru_diorama stopped being bold... I haven't been customising anything in it for a year. Is there anyway I can fix it without making it paid (or wrapping with bold-tag each time)? Thanx in advance.

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Sunday, October 26th, 2008 07:03 pm
[info] sylviarr: boxer_help

So I'm trying to make my navigation boxes shorter & I looked through the memories and found this, but it doesn't seem to be working for me. Am I doing something wrong?

music:: Coralie Clément - Samba de mon coeur qui bat | Powered by

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Friday, July 18th, 2008 04:02 pm
[info] taru_croft: boxer_help

User layout: starpollo 
Problem areas: tinyicons
Layout reference: -
Any sample code: -

I switched on the boxer layout today and I have been editing the layout last few hours. Few things were easy to figure out, but there is one thing which is causing me an headache...

Is it possible to replace tinyicons like this:

Image Hosted by to Image Hosted by
Image Hosted by to Image Hosted by

I did try to add this code to the css box which I have used with component, but it didn't work *facepalm*

.ljuser img
width: 0px;
height: 0px;
background-repeat: no-repeat;
/*so that IE users will still see an image*/
background-image: url(; /*change URL tor keep it*/
padding: 14px 0px 0px 13px;

.ljuser img[src=""]
background-image: url(; /*change URL tor keep it*/
padding: 13px 10px 0px 10px;

.ljuser img[src=""]
background-image: url(; /*change URL tor keep it*/
padding: 16px 0px 0px 16px;

I really would appreciate your help :)

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Thursday, June 19th, 2008 04:11 pm
[info] leinyan: boxer_help

User layout: leinyan
Problem areas: Entries?
Layout reference: -
Any sample code: -

I know in Opal you can have scrolling entries (See here?), but is there a way to do it in The Boxer?

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Monday, June 9th, 2008 10:18 pm
[info] juanitadark: boxer_help
Custom Friends Filters/Entries

I just used a custom filter and it seems to have no security icon attached to it. Is there a new code for custom friends posts, and if so, how do I give it a new security icon?

ps - I can't remember whose style mine is based on.

The relevant part of my code currently reads:

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Tuesday, January 8th, 2008 02:59 pm
[info] lingering: boxer_help

User layout: My own [lingering]
Problem areas: Replacing the flag image with text
Any sample code: Code behind tagCollapse )

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Sunday, November 25th, 2007 04:55 pm
[info] downpour: boxer_help
userpic in navigation bar
tags: ,

User layout: downpour
Problem areas:
I was wondering if anyone had the code for adding a userpic next to the column link list in your navigation bar. I can't find it anywhere and have looked everywhere in this community.
Layout reference: tearbear
Any sample code: No sample code, but hopefully someone knows what I mean. :)

mood: determined
music:: nothing

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Saturday, November 17th, 2007 12:09 pm
[info] x_isis: boxer_help
Navigation Help

User layout: x_isis
Problem areas: navigation links
Layout reference: aeval's.
Any sample code: Using aeval's coding. I'm looking for something similar to how you guys have the navigation links for this community. I haven't used boxer in almost three years and all the entries I find on this are old and I've tried using them but can't get them to work. Thanks.

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Tuesday, November 13th, 2007 02:18 pm
[info] thethirdbar: boxer_help

is there any way to move my userpic to the right hand side of my entries instead of the left?

i'm using likedoves' codes.

thanks for any help. :)

mood: curious
music:: Britney Spears – Ooh Ooh Baby

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Monday, November 5th, 2007 07:45 pm
[info] kamarado: boxer_help
How can I set Monday as first week day?

subj for calendar and mini-calendar

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Sunday, October 7th, 2007 04:40 am
[info] shescrack: boxer_help
Ah, boxer help

I converted from component to boxer. I have a few problems. (Don't kill me lol)

• There is a space between my entry and the navigation and I can't seem to close it up. Is there a code for that?
• The navigation codes I have seen to make the boxes smaller does not seem to be working for me no matter what I try. I used a code a code I had seen here and it just won't get smaller.
• I saw in the entries there was a way to replace the default lock picture with your own lock image but I couldn't seem to get that to work either is that to be placed under the style css codes & a subject icon can be added by the title?
• Can an image be put in front of a subject as well?
• Can the tags be  moved from the bottom to the top? If you don't know what I mean refer to my website the way wordpress is worked there is a subject and the bottom are the tags. Is there a way to do that or no?

I think a lot of my problems are just because I don't know exactly where to place them. I have been searching for a stylesheet that could possibly be tweaked but the only one I found was a simplified version.

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Tuesday, September 25th, 2007 10:52 am
[info] jillo_loves_dom: boxer_help
Background and Header Help, please!!!

Hey all,
I need desperate help. I've looked at everywhere on this forum for a ccs code and I cant find anywhere it can tell me to add a header with a background easily, everyone of the ccs codes dont work right that I try out. So could anyone help? That would be great thanks!!!! Help me please???



mood: frustrated

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Tuesday, September 11th, 2007 10:30 pm
[info] libel: boxer_help

I am using this for my journal Does anyone know how I can add the number in front of comments?

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Saturday, September 1st, 2007 08:13 pm
[info] modernage: boxer_help

i've been looking for likedoves's codes absolutely everywhere and have had no luck. ): would anyone direct me to them? thank you!

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Sunday, September 2nd, 2007 09:34 am
[info] jillo_loves_dom: boxer_help
Navagation Bar Text HELP PLEASE?!!!

I REALLY need help! I have the header working here but my navigation bar hides the title of my header, is there a way I can fix this, go check it out at my journal at my journals page jillo_loves_dom Thanks any ideas on how to fix this would be awesome! =)


mood: excited

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Tuesday, June 26th, 2007 11:19 am
[info] anolinde: boxer_help
Navigation width, navigation links, link list, userpic position, userpic in tags, date position.

I've started to use Boxer again, and I have a couple of issues that are being stubborn and won't fix.

Journal: anolinde

1. Navigation bar. For some reason, I can't seem to make it the same width as the rest of the journal. The same is also true for the footer. [Screenshot]

2. Navigation and link list links. I want to have the navigation links with a normal font-weight, and the link list links to be bold, but I can't figure out how to do it so that they're both different. (Whenever I try to do alter the code, they either don't change or both turn bold, etc.)

3. Links list. I would love to have a title for the links list, simply saying "navigation?". Is there any way to do this?

4. Userpic. Is there any way to move the userpic on the recent entries page from the left to the right? I would also love to put a background (like this) behind it.

5. Tags page. For some reason, the background behind my userpic is black, and I don't know how to fix it. [Screenshot]

6. Date. Is it possible to move the date over to the left and right underneath the subject?

Thank you so much to anyone who can help! I really appreciate it.

ETA: Here are my layer codes, in case anyone needs them.

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Friday, June 15th, 2007 12:18 pm
[info] ericulf: boxer_help
Horizontal calendar?

User layout: ericulf
Problem areas:
How to make the links and calendar align like this?

Recent Entries Friends Entries Calendar Memories My Website

links links links links links links links links links links link

June 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 ...............

Thanks in advance!

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Thursday, May 24th, 2007 11:31 pm
[info] x_heliotrope_x: boxer_help


im new to LJ && am having MAJOR problems with everything =/

i am quite good at HTML but this is just confusing!

can anyone offer any help pretty please??

TY sam x

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Tuesday, May 15th, 2007 11:11 pm
[info] vexia: boxer_help
User/Security Icons.

I've searched through the memories, found something on changing comment icons, but nothing on changing security/user icons which is essentially what I'm trying to do.

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance!

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Sunday, May 13th, 2007 12:19 pm
[info] kiradesu: boxer_help

Hi! I was wondering if The Boxer had a CSS guide like this amazing one for Flexible Squares. Anyone know of one?? I've been looking but to no avail.

Thanks! =)

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Monday, April 30th, 2007 06:38 pm
[info] omfgitscraig: boxer_help

Not done this is a long long time, so can someone explain to me how to add the unlocked padlock icon to public entry's in the same way it's done with locked entries.

Much appreciated. :)

mood: cheerful
music:: mika - love today

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Saturday, April 28th, 2007 11:35 pm
[info] ibid14: boxer_help
n00b question

I'm a complete nubben when it coes to customizing styles and whatnot, and this is probably a really easy thing to do, and something that may not even require custom code.

ANYWAY. Does anyone know how to put custom links in the boxes at the top of the screen?


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Saturday, April 7th, 2007 12:06 pm
[info] lady_maethoriel: boxer_help

User layout: lady_maethoriel (Not up on that name yet)
Problem areas: Userpics on side
Layout reference: acciofirebolt
Any sample code: My code under the cut.

acciofirebolt sent me her code, and I plan to alter it to my liking. I plugged it in in a new layer, the exact code that she took right from her layer, and it's not the same. Under the cut is a screencap of what mine looks like (ignore the weird font colour, I know how to fix that). I'm just curious about the icons. If you look at her journal, all of the userpics are on the left side, but kind of seperate to the entry. My questions are 1-How come it didn't do that automatically on mine when I pasted the code in, and 2-How can I get it to do that?

Screencap and my codingCollapse )

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Wednesday, April 4th, 2007 09:31 pm
[info] downpour: boxer_help
Vertical links list (in columns under the nav bar)

User layout: downpour

Layout Reference tearbear

Problem areas:

I was wondering how I would get a vertical links list under the navigation bar. I currently have a horizontal one (using a tutorial from this comm), but I want a vertical one and columns. For instance:


link | link | link
link | link | link
link | link | link

Of course, there would be no seperating line, I just wanted to show you what I meant by columns and so that you could differentiate each one (since LJ squishes it together)

Any sample code: If you need me to post my horizontal code, I will, but I don't see the need for it.

I searched the memories/tags high and low, but can't find anything. Any help would be appreciated. :)

mood: good
music:: nothing

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Wednesday, March 28th, 2007 11:15 am
[info] tokimekihoney: boxer_help
Custom icons on the comment page?

User layout: tokimekihoney
Problem areas: Icons on the comment page

Thanks to digging through the community, I figured out how to change the comment icons on my regular/friends views. But, I was wondering, is there a way to change them on the actual comment page? They are still all the default icons, and I would like to have them match the rest of my layout, or at least figure out how to center them.

Any help is appreciated!

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Monday, March 26th, 2007 12:24 am
[info] socialited: boxer_help
Customizing Cursor

Hello everyone,

While working on my Boxer codes earlier, I realized that I would like to change the cursor. I know exactly which one I want, but the problem is I don't know how to go about changing it. I took a look at LJ's howto community, but all I could find is how to change the cursor for a cascading style sheet. Any ideas?

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

- Jackie

mood: confused

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Friday, March 23rd, 2007 01:46 pm
[info] lizrocks: boxer_help

User layout: lizrocks
Problem areas: mini-calendar won't show up. Asked but not answered here.
Layout reference: default Boxer
Any sample code: See LJ Cut

I've checked the tags/memories and tried to just work with it as best I can but no matter what I do I can't seem to get the mini-calendar to show up.

text of codingCollapse )

mood: frustrated

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Thursday, March 22nd, 2007 10:55 pm
[info] sofiaviolet: boxer_help
Putting the track pushpins/links back into my layout? And changing the color of bold/italic text.
tags: , , ,

User layout: layout and theme layer

Problem areas:
I'm basically a n00b at the whole custom layout thing, but I'm giving it a try. After lots of trial, error, and creative swearing, I have my layout very nearly to where I was aiming (will set my sights higher once I feel a little more confident). However, I've run into two problems I haven't been able to fix:

1. When I was using The Boxer, my layout had little pushpin icons to the right of the comment/reply/memory/edit icons at the bottom of each entry. They were for tracking entries. When I made this layout (directly from Boxer source, without deleting anything), the pushpins went away, and I miss them. Does anyone know how to get them back? EDIT: Info on my own attempts under the cut.

2. I want bold, italic, and underlined text to be a different color from the rest of the text in my entries. This entry seemed like it was going to help me out, but I have put that code in the comments in every place I thought it could possibly go (one place at a time, of course) and so far, nothing.

Thanks in advance for any help.

EDIT: After much trial and error, shiny new problems!Collapse )

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Sunday, March 18th, 2007 09:22 pm
[info] whatwas: boxer_help
tags help needed

User layout: whatwas ((using Aeval's codes modifided by Kunzite1))
Problem areas:Tags
Any sample code: Source Code

I want to get rid of the tags list that I have in my layout right now......

exampleCollapse )

just these though, not the ones in my actual entries

If anybody can help me out with this, I would really appreciate it!!!!!!


mood: annoyed

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Sunday, February 25th, 2007 11:08 pm
[info] forgiveninasong: boxer_help
me again!

Hey everyone,

I have a problem with my archive page. When you click on any of the links on my archive page, the colour of the links change to the background colour. I've looked through the community and can't find an answer, and have also looked through my code and couldn't find anywhere where I might be able to change this!

I'm using likedoves coding.

code is all beneath the cutCollapse )

Any help would be much appreciated!

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Wednesday, February 7th, 2007 08:25 pm
[info] fidgety: boxer_help

I've been looking through community tags for hours, but to no avail. The Boxer layout is nice, but I really like the overrides this community is using. I've also seen this same style used on other journals. Unfortunately, I have no idea how to go about getting my journal to look the same. I was wondering if there was a code I could (mostly) cut and paste, since I'm wholly S2 inept.

Thank you in advance.

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Sunday, January 14th, 2007 11:18 pm
[info] sammy_iammy: boxer_help
Questions, questions...

A couple of questions...I browsed through the memories and I didn't see anything about either of these so...'ere goes.

1.) I'm using Aeval and Kunzite's revised Boxer layout, and noticed it no longer displays the number of comments for an entry. How would I get that to show up again?

2.) Is there a way to change the "User Info" to another word? And/or the spacing in the nav bar?

Thanks so much...I'm very appreciative of any help.

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Friday, January 12th, 2007 10:17 pm
[info] plastiquesoul: boxer_help
Date and Subject Help, Please.


User layout: plastiquesoul
Problem areas: Only a few questions:
1) Is there a way to change the size and font of the date and subject?
2) Is there a way to center the dates of entries?
3) I've tried looking for the right way to change the format of the dates, but I'm at a loss. Help?
Layout reference: n/a
Any sample code:[ I used a few codes from the memories to adjust the layout to what I have now] theme layerCollapse )

I'm still trying to learn how to work s2, so any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

music:: Subway to Sally - "Kleid aus Rosen"

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Wednesday, January 3rd, 2007 05:30 am
[info] ex_cheapdesi129: boxer_help
Embed Video, Scrollbar and Metadata ???s

User layout: (the one you're working on) cheapdesire
Problem areas: 1. embed video, 2. scrollbar solved. and 3. metadata solved. 4. calendar view solved.
Any sample code: na
Layout reference/Explanation: follow the cutCollapse )

No one helped me, but maybe this post will help someone because I saw these questions several times in this community without exact answers.

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Wednesday, January 3rd, 2007 04:32 pm
[info] wexistence: boxer_help

Hi. I'm kind of a luddite so your help is much needed and would be much appreciated.

(1) Is there any way I can get my customized comment page to show the userpic I selected for the entry without selecting "display userpic with recent entries"? A friend told me that her layout (Smooth Sailing) has an option called "usericon visibility" and it lets her "show icons on all pages except the recent entries page". I was wondering if that could be done for The Boxer.

(2) Is there a way I can add another row in between the one that contains my username and the one that contains my userpic/links/calendar?

Thanks so much!

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Monday, December 25th, 2006 02:21 am
[info] woobie: boxer_help
3 Annoyances

Hey guys =)

So I've got 3 problems with my current Boxer layout...

1. I've got a big box under my header which is supposed to have my userpic but it's completely blank. I just wanna take the whole thing off but can't seem to find the code to do it.

2. On my flist the bar on the left with the userpics is white. It's the color I want on my journal but white on my flist.. *frustrated*

3. Background on my dates is black. Can't find the code for it at all to change it to another color.

Here is my code (Snagged off & played around with):

Hope it'll all be easy to fix =D

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Saturday, December 16th, 2006 12:01 am
[info] oddrid: boxer_help

mood: confused

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Friday, December 1st, 2006 08:22 am
[info] whatwas: boxer_help
Changing Track this button?

User layout: whatwas ((using Aeval's codes modifided by Kunzite1))
Problem areas:Track this button
Any sample code: Source Code

I want to change the default tracking button that LJ has, to something else on my recents, friends & comments pages.

If anybody can help me out with this, I would really appreciate it & I'll love you forever!!!!!!


mood: optimistic

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Saturday, November 18th, 2006 09:45 pm
[info] rapunzel50: boxer_help
Comment help needed by newbie!

Promise I have read all the memories regarding comments and can't find what I am looking for, one close to the solution but not exactly what I need!!! Soooooooo the Newbie needs help....
I really don't know why I tried to customize my journal as I really know almost nothing about html!!!

Anyway, a friend "gave" me the code to add a header and things were great (for a while).....

My problem/question is that on my entries and on my friends pages there is no icon (function) to reply (ie the pencil and paper), only to view comments!
I need that back (to say the least) and also is it possible to customize what "functions" are at the bottom of entries? Currently I have comment, back to top, memories and edit entry. I would like to have comment, reply, memories, track.
I have allowed comment from everyone and don't think I have ticked the "wrong boxes" anywhere else, but who knows maybe I have!!!

The code I have is behind the cut, any ideas on where I have gone wrong or how to fix this? I am sure it is very simple and I will be embarrassed when I get the answer but for now but I don't know how to rectify it!! ANY help GREATLY appreciated ♥ :)
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mood: frustrated
music:: Geri Halliwell - Ride It (Hex Hector 12" Mix)

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Tuesday, November 14th, 2006 08:19 pm
[info] sassy_kath: boxer_help

I've tried to find an answer to my problem but I couldn't.
I'd like to create a New Layer Theme (The Boxer/Blue). But there isn't any Raw Source Code on the top of the page.

Please, help me, I'm going crazy =_=
Thanks a lot ♥

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Thursday, October 26th, 2006 05:04 pm
[info] storyteller: boxer_help

User layout: storyteller (using Aeval's codes modifided by Kunzite1)
Problem areas: the "track this" on my recent and friends pages, the entry area, navagation at the top.
Layout reference:
Any sample code:

CUTCollapse )

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Thursday, October 26th, 2006 01:48 am
[info] seroquels: boxer_help
security icon

User layout: seroquels
Layout code: aeval fixed by kunzite1

I have hopefully a quick and easily solved problem.

I'm using this in the CSS of my theme layer to change my security and user icons. I tried using this but it just gives me errors, or makes my layout wonky by moving the date and time (which i have centered) to the right of my jounral. No matter what I do, the CSS won't change my security icon. It works fine for the user gif though.

Can anyone help me figure out why this doesn't work?

my code:

Thank you in advance.

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Sunday, October 22nd, 2006 12:32 am
[info] routineriot708: boxer_help

hello people that know what they're doing. my question should be fairly easy.

how do i get rid of all the blank white space between my links list and my first entry??
thanks in advance.

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Friday, October 20th, 2006 10:41 am
[info] pollyannie: boxer_help

Hi guys and gals!

I am not sure if I should post this here..but i really need some help! i would like to ask abt i can remove the userpic image in my livejournal and make the white box to be transparent..i just need links to be listed for profile purpose, mailing list purpose and and terms and conditions links only..hope someone can help as i tried all i know and still cant get it look at the link below for my journal and you will understand what i mean..will appreciate for your help! thanks alot! really urgent..

can i do my layout in dreamweaver and copy paste it in LJ? may i know where to paste the codes if possible? thanks alot! :)

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Sunday, October 15th, 2006 04:01 pm
[info] falsetheorem: boxer_help
Navigation Icons & Header Help

User layout:: redchemistry
Problem areas: navigation icons + header image
Code reference: aeval's codes cleaned by kunzite1 found in this comm(I can't find it anymore), which I have tweaked a little.

5 questions under cutCollapse )

mood: frustrated

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