[IPython-dev] Style Rules for Notebook

Thomas Kluyver takowl@gmail....
Tue Aug 21 05:30:12 CDT 2012


On 21 August 2012 00:06, Carl Smith <carl.input@gmail.com> wrote:
> I've attached a notebook that explains everything I wanted to post
> here, so you can flick through that for the details. It's basically to
> do with creating a set of CSS rules for certain HTML tags to improve
> the look of notebooks and hopefully the consistency between them. The
> notebook's contains examples of what I'm suggesting, so that's why I
> didn't just write it here.

I think the broad idea is sensible - it would be nice to have
consistently aesthetic notebooks without having to define styles
myself.

With respect to on/off-by-default, I would favour on-by-default,
otherwise hardly anyone will find it, but ideally there would be an
easy way for users to revert notebooks to the current, plain style if
they prefer it.

I see you're using a font from Google's font API in the example. I
think in the default set up, we shouldn't pull in any external
resources, for efficiency and privacy.

Best wishes,
Thomas


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