This article will demonstrate how to insert and customize the File List Design Element in Live Mode.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Step-by-step Tutorial
- File List Features
- You have the latest ShortPoint public version installed for your environment
- You are a ShortPoint designer with an active license
Follow the steps below to learn how to customize the File List Design Element:
Step 1: Insert the File List Design Element
Click Get Started to learn how to insert a Design Element:
NOTE: Check out ShortPoint Basics: How to Insert a ShortPoint Design Element in Live Mode for more details.
Step 2: Add Content to the File List
Go to the Items tab (1), and click the cogwheel icon (2).
Add a Title (1), Subtitle (2), and a Description (3).
Specify the File Type (1) and add the file Link (2).
Once satisfied, click the back icon to customize other items on the File List.
Repeat the same steps for the other items.
(Optional) Click Add New to add new items.
(Optional) Click the Trash icon to delete an item.
(Optional) Click the Duplicate icon to duplicate an item.
(Optional) Drag and drop to arrange the order of the items.
Step 3: Customize the File List
Go to the Design tab and choose the Theme color.
(Optional) Customize File Icon Size, File Icon Style, Separator, Separator Color, and Separator size.
Step 4: Insert and Save
Once satisfied, click the green checkmark.
Then, click Republish.
File List Features
There are many ways to customize the features of the File List Design Element. In the settings window, you will find the following tabs:
A. Design Tab
You can modify the default design of the element in the Design Tab. Below are the settings you can configure:
|Theme Color||customize the main color of your File List.|
|File Icon Size||adjust the size of your icon.|
|File Icon Style||choose from a list of icon styles including Normal, Square, Circle, Outline-Square, and Outline-Circle.|
|Separator||adds a separator in between items. You can choose from Line and None.|
|Separator color ||customize the color of the separator.|
|Separator size||customize the size of the separator.|
|Horizontal View||display items horizontally.|
|Max Items Per Row ||customize the number of items per row.|
B. Items tab
The Items tab allows you to duplicate, delete, configure content, and add new items. It has the following options:
- ITEMS ACTION ICONS
|Duplicate||duplicates the item selected.|
|Cogwheel||opens a new window that allows you to edit the content of each item. See the table below for the cogwheel icon settings.|
|Trash||deletes the item selected.|
|Add New||adds a new item.|
|Drag and Drop||allows you to re-arrange the position of the item.|
- COGWHEEL ICON SETTINGS
|Title||add item title.|
|Subtitle||add item subtitle.|
|Description||add item description.|
|File Type||add the file type of the document (doc, pdf, ppt, etc.). ShortPoint will show the file type icon automatically.|
|Link||add the link to your file.|
C. Advanced Tab
This tab allows you to further customize the File List Design Element. Below are the options available:
|Text Alignment ||set how the list item text is aligned on your page. Choose between, justified, left, center, or right alignment options.|
|Vertical Alignment||set how the text will appear vertically on your page. Choose from Top, Middle, and Bottom.|
|Spacing||control the overall spacing between list items|
- FILE ICON STYLES
|No Icon Style|
modify what you want ShortPoint to do when there is no icon associated with an item. You can choose from:
|Default icon||customize the icon you want to show for all items by default.|
|Icon color||modify the color of the icon.|
|Icon location||modify the location of the icon. Choose from Left or Right.|
- TITLE STYLES
|Title text size||modify the size of the title in px, em, or %.|
|Bold title||bold the title of each item.|
|Title color||customize the color of the title.|
|Title hover color||customize the color of the title when a user hovers over it.|
- SUBTITLE STYLES
|Subtitle text size||modify the size of the subtitle in px, em, or %.|
|Subtitle color||customize the color of the subtitle.|
|Subtitle location||customize the position of the subtitle. You can choose to show it Subtitle below or above the Title.|
- DESCRIPTION STYLES
|Description color||modify the color of the item Subtitle text. This is set to the primary color of your color palette by default.|
|Description max lines||set the maximum lines of text of the Description to show in the list. This is set to show all text by default with no line limit.|
- LINK SETTINGS
|Linking options||select how item links will be opened. This is set to launch within the current window by default. You can choose between opening the link in a new window, a lightbox, or a dialog window.|
|Link style||choose how users will access the link. By default, the Title of the item will be the link. You can choose to display your preferred Link text as the link by selecting the link option.|
set what text will show as a link on your list. This is set to “Read More” by default.
- ITEMS BACKGROUND STYLES
|Item background color||set the background color of your list items. This is set to the primary color of your color palette by default.|
|Item background hover color||customize the background color of an item when your mouse is over it. This is set to the primary color of your color palette by default.|
D. Custom CSS Tab
NOTE: Check out our support article on How to Insert Custom CSS into a Page Builder Element? (Basic Tutorial) to know more about Custom CSS.
NOTE: The Connect and Visibility tabs are currently not available in Live Mode.
And you’re done! Start customizing your File List Design Element in Live Mode now.
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