[pmwiki-users] RandomQuote without the anchor?

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Sat Sep 13 00:49:56 CDT 2008

On Sat, Sep 13, 2008 at 01:27:04AM -0400, Andy Kaplan-Myrth wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a question about generating random *colours* -- I'm sure it's not 
> too difficult, but any help would be appreciated!
> I'm trying to create a "grid" view for my blog, sort of like 
> yongfook.com, as an example. What I have so far is at 
> http://kaplan-myrth.ca/Grid.
> I did this the same way I generate my regular blog view -- a pagelist 
> that gives each blog post a style, and in this case that style creates 
> small floating boxes. The layout works. Now I'd like to give each box a 
> different background color.
> I found the RandomQuote cookbook and thought I could use it, and I 
> created a page with a listing of my favourite background colours, but 
> when I include them in the pagelist template they come out with the 
> anchors from the list of colours, so they mess up the >>div code<<
> Does anybody have a solution or a suggestion for how to change the 
> RandomQuote cookbook so it will only return a colour? 

Instead of just returning a color, could you have RandomQuote
return the entire >>div color<< line?

If that doesn't work, then perhaps RandomQuote could return a nested div
to handle the background color:

    (:div1 style='background-color:#fff':)


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