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CSS Header doctype [message #490875] Thu, 27 January 2011 19:52 Go to next message
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Registered: January 2011
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I hope this is the right forum. I am using the web development toolkit.

I am trying to generate a css file on the fly from a stored procedure. In my html I would have

<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="myserver/mypackage.renderCSSPage">

In the procedure renderCSSPage I would basically print a lot of css rows. However, I am a bit stuck with generating a css header. Especially so that the file could be cached in the end.

I want to achieve something like this

<meta http-equiv="Content-Style-Type" content="text/css">
or better an http header with Content-Style-Type: text/css.

I tried this:

owa_util.mime_header('text/css', false);

However it prints Content-type: text/css; charset=ISO-8859-1 in my code rather than changing the header type.

Thank you for help in advance

Re: CSS Header doctype [message #490877 is a reply to message #490875] Thu, 27 January 2011 21:57 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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It would be helpful if you followed Posting Guidelines - http://www.orafaq.com/forum/t/88153/0/
Re: CSS Header doctype [message #492511 is a reply to message #490877] Mon, 31 January 2011 18:19 Go to previous message
andrew again
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Personally, I'd get rid of all the wrapper functions, and just print what you want using htp.p (or whatever. see spec of htp and htf for more procs/functs).

Write HTTP headers like this:
 OWA_UTIL.mime_header ('text/plain', FALSE);
 HTP.p ('Cache-Control: no-cache');
 HTP.p ('Pragma: no-cache');

Write HTML like this:
<title>Blah Blah</title>
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="myserver/mypackage.renderCSSPage">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<body >...

If you know what you want your html to look like, htp.p makes life easier that learning all the wrapper functions (you need to resort to htp.p anyway when the wrapper doesn't give you exactly what you want).
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