His blog is a gem :)
Coloring side menu entries
Sometimes you want to add a little more color to the navigation menu. The idea in one project was to use colors for certain areas in an application. The color would show the user where he is currently working. Whether such colors are a feature that end users like, is still part of an ongoing discussion. But here are the technical details how to implement it.
The example uses a very small apex application that I’ll be using for a DOAG2015 presentation “Exotic SQL” (http://syntegris-doag.de/#vortraege).
Steps to create this
I explain the changes in detail a little further down.
- Create a new List template based upon the current one.
- Switch the user interface from the old to the new template
- Edit the template
- Add colors to the parent list entries
- Update alls sub menus to match the parent color
- can be…
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