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I noticed that drupal always use grey as background and line color with tables.

I prefer to avoir modifying the code of my template. Is there any way to modify the ugly grey drupal tables ?

  • write your own css style colors – Aboodred1 May 29 '13 at 16:39
  • Thanks but where do I put the css style (I don't want to modify the template) ? – Ben May 29 '13 at 18:14
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There are a couple of ways to do it. Here are two of them:

Through your theme

  • write your own mainstyle.css file.
  • place it in your active theme directory (directly or in a folder that you create there)
  • go to that theme directory and open the file: [themename].info (e.g. bartik.info or myAwesomeTheme.info)
  • add stylesheets[all][] = mainstyle.css after the existing stylesheets. (or stylesheets[all][] = css/mainstyle.css if your stylesheet is placed in a folder called 'css').
  • flush your cache

This way drupal will include your stylesheet.

A simpler way to do it , with the help of a module, so that you don't touch any of your files, is

  • download the module css injector
  • enable the module
  • go to configuration -> development -> css injector (admin/config/development/css-injector)
  • create a new rule and give a name to the rule: e.g. table styling
  • Finally in this rule write your CSS e.g. td {background-color: red;} etc

Tip: If you want to target your elements (e.g. tables) correctly, then you may need firebug, which is an extension for Firefox.

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