In this article, you will learn how to customize the ShortPoint Date List Design Element. You will also learn more about the features you can modify using this Design Element.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Before we begin
- You must have the latest version of ShortPoint installed for your SharePoint environment.
- You must be a ShortPoint Designer with an active license.
Follow the steps below to customize the Date List Design Element:
Step 1: Insert the Date List Design Element
Get Started on the interactive video below to learn how to insert a Design Element:
NOTE: Check out ShortPoint Basics: How to Insert a Design Element to learn more about inserting elements.
Step 2: Edit the items on the list
Go through the interactive tutorial below to learn how to edit your content:
NOTE: For more ways to edit the Date List in the Items tab, check out Date List Features.
Step 3: Customize the design
Click Get Started to learn how to customize the design of the Date List Design Element:
NOTE: The customizations above are optional. You can customize the Date List however you want. Check out Date List Features to learn more about the options you can edit in the Design tab.
Step 4: Insert and Save
Start the interactive tutorial to insert and save:
Date List Features
A. Design tab
The Design tab allows you to customize how the Date List will appear on your page. It has the following options:
|Theme color ||allows you to customize the color of all the events in your Date List.|
|Date Style||allows you to customize the style of the Date List. You can choose from Plain, Mini-bar, and Bar.|
|Date Size||allows you to change the text size. You can adjust it by moving the slider or by typing the value you desire in the field provided. You can set the size in number or pixels (e.g., 7 or 140%).|
|Separator||allows you to set or remove the line between each item in your Date List.|
|Separator color||allows you to change the color of your separator line.|
|Separator size||allows you to change the size of your separator line.|
|Horizontal view||allows you to horizontally align the items on the list. Find out more about this feature in our solution article: Horizontal Alignment for ShortPoint Lists.|
B. Items tab
The Items tab allows you to add, delete, arrange, edit, and duplicate the items on your Date List. It has the following functions:
|Duplicate icon||allows you to duplicate an item in the list|
|Cogwheel icon||allows you to further edit an item|
|Trash icon||allows you to delete an item|
|Add New||allows you to add a new item|
|Drag and drop||allows you to arrange the order of the items in the list|
C. Advanced tab
The Advanced tab provides more customization options for the Date List Design Element. It has the following features:
|Text alignment||allows you to customize the alignment of the items in the Date Lists. You can choose from justify, left, center, and right.|
|Vertical alignment||allows you to change the vertical alignment of your event items in the Date List. You will only notice the change in vertical alignment if your subtitle or description field is empty. If all fields are filled in, the vertical alignment won't be visible.|
|Spacing||allows you to change the space between the title, subtitle, and description.|
|Fix date format related issues||allows you to fix any date format issues.|
|Date bold||allows you to change the format of the date to bold.|
|Date color||allows you to change the color of the date.|
|Date location||allows you to adjust the position of your date. You can choose from left or right.|
|Title text size ||allows you to change the text size of your events' titles.|
|Bold title||allows you to change the title format to bold.|
|Title color ||allows you to customize the title color.|
|Title hover color||allows you to customize the color of the title whenever a user hovers over it.|
|Title max lines||allows you to control the number of lines your title covers.|
|Subtitle text size||allows you to change the size of the subtitle text.|
|Subtitle color||allows you to change the color of the event's subtitle.|
|Subtitle location||allows you to adjust the position of your subtitle. You can choose from above or below.|
|Subtitle max lines||allows you to control the number of lines your subtitle covers.|
|Description text size ||allows you to change the size of the description text.|
|Description color||allows you to change the color of the event's description.|
|Description max lines||allows you to control the number of lines your description covers.|
|Link style||allows you to customize the style of your link.|
|Link text||allows you to add a link text. By default, the link text is Read More.|
ITEM BACKGROUND STYLES
|Items background color||allows you to change the background color of an item.|
|Items background hover color ||allows you to change the background color of an item whenever a user hovers over it.|
D. Custom CSS tab
The Custom CSS tab allows you to create your own CSS for the Date List Element.
NOTE: Check out the basic and advanced Custom CSS tutorial in case you need additional information on the Custom CSS tab
NOTE: The Visibility and Connect tabs are currently only available in Grid Mode. Switch to Grid Mode to access these tabs.
That is it! Enjoy adding Date Lists to your SharePoint page.