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Here is an article from this feed that has a child html asset.
One of my favorite techniques is that you can add a class into the settings of the block. So in this case, I'm adding a class called "center-text."
By itself, these custom classes don't do anything. It just inserts the class into the div created by the system.
You would have to create your own CSS which then targets that class, and possibly other items inside the block, to create your rules.
I would recommend using Firebug or Web Developer Tools to test out the rules and classes and see what specific items you need to target to accomplish what you want.
Let me know if this helps!
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Looking at your example, this looks very much like something you should be able to build with BLOX Forms. You can set up a new questionnaire, set yourself as the recipient, e-mail the link to the coaches. The submissions would then be e-mailed to you, as well as be available in the Form Submissions panel for review (in case you are on vacation and someone has to fill in, etc.)
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1. Need a way to specify section tags, or to specify party
I find it strange that candidate assets don't have a discrete field for party. Instead, the Election Stats way is to assign a party is to give the candidate a section tag (ie /elections/party/republican).
But neither the Candidate CSV nor the Race CSV have a field for section tags. So there is no way to specify to which party a candidate belongs when we upload the CSV.
The end result is that we have to go through hundreds of candidates and manually select add party tags, when it could be done all up front in the CSV.
2. Need to fix creation of child candidates from CSV
Say I create a bunch of races and candidates; then I put all their respective UUIDs into a properly-formatted Race CSV; then I upload that CSV to Blox. The race_child candidates SHOULD become associated with the race that I specified. Jason Dean from Madison told me that this used to be the case. But for more than a year, it has ceased working.
The end result is that we have to go through hundreds of races and manually attach all the candidates as children. This takes hours, when it could all be done up front instantly.
3. Broken search
Many aspects of Election Stats search are broken.
For example, if you add a column (ie Right-click a column header, then select "Columns" > "Delete Time"), that column will immediately disappear when you refresh the search.
When you sort by a column other than "title," results on different results pages overlap (ie: Sort by "city" and Page 2 contains multiple results which were already listed on Page 1). I believe that sometimes results are *missing* in this circumstance, as well.
Further, search seems to be limited to only the title/name fields.
Say you wanted to search for all the races which have "St. Louis County" in the "District" field so that you could batch-add the elections/st-louis-county section tag. We can't do it by searching for "St. Louis County." Search doesn't turn up results for things in "District," "Description" or even the "Notes" field, for example.
The only workaround we have found is to concatenate information into the name fields. So, the "Affton Fire Protection District Director" race becomes "Affton Fire Protection District Director+=St. Louis County"
Now we can type "St. Louis County" into "Search text" and find the right races.
4. Not enough batch tools
Okay, after concatenating and uploading a CSV as explained above, we can search for "St. Louis County." But yikes, there's hundreds of races -- and we can only batch-edit one results screen at a time.
Same problem if we want to batch-delete assets. Say you wanted to purge all the races from 2013 out of the system. Yes, you can search by "Election Year," but I would have to delete the 597 races one screen at a time. That means hitting the select-all check box and clicking "Delete" 24 times, instead of just once.
It would save time if the Batch Edit, Unlock, and Delete buttons had submenus similar to Export, with which you could apply those functions to "Selected Assets Only" or "Search Results Only".
We found that designing something in Muse and then passing it through Dreamweaver and creating an HTML asset was unsuccessful. It seems like Blox does not like the code or language?
Just looking for input.
The description field for collections in BLOX uses a WYSIWYG editor allows you to enter HTML code.
However, when i use mycollection.description or mycollection.content in my UTL code, the text I get has all HTML stripped from it.
Does anyone know how to get the HTML version of the description?
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