Need help styling context menu

John Smith John_Smith at
Mon Dec 10 16:35:14 PST 2012

I think it would be beneficial to have something that visually shows the css classes of the elements which can be styled.

See here for a sample from the ZK style guide on the kind of visual callout of style classes I am thinking of:

-----Original Message-----
From: openjfx-dev-bounces at [mailto:openjfx-dev-bounces at] On Behalf Of Jonathan Giles
Sent: Monday, December 10, 2012 3:26 PM
To: Pedro Duque Vieira
Cc: OpenJFX Mailing List
Subject: Re: Need help styling context menu

Certainly we have a long way to go in improving our technical documentation. I will try to do a big push prior to 8.0 shipping to improve it as much as possible.

-- Jonathan

On 11/12/2012 12:24 p.m., Pedro Duque Vieira wrote:
> I've solved the issue with the separator. Sorry for bothering you, it 
> was something I mistakenly overlooked.
> The issue that there is no documentation on styling Context Menu 
> througth CSS still remains though,
> Thanks, best regards,
> On Mon, Dec 10, 2012 at 8:38 PM, Jonathan Giles 
> <jonathan.giles at <mailto:jonathan.giles at>> wrote:
>     There are plenty of references to .separator in caspian.css - I
>     wouldn't discount how useful referring to these would be.
>     If you continue to have trouble definitely file a bug report and
>     we'll take a look.
>     -- Jonathan
>     On 11/12/2012 9:19 a.m., Pedro Duque Vieira wrote:
>         Hi,
>         Need help styling context menu using CSS. First the CSS
>         reference guide has
>         nothing on this, second consulting caspian.css won't help
>         because there's
>         very little code for this class.
>         What I'm struggling with right now is in defining an alternate
>         look for the
>         separator line (on the context menu), from what I've seen so
>         far I can say
>         that it is not consistent with the other separators because
>         with the same
>         lines of CSS I can't get it to have the same black colored
>         solid look.
>         Can someone give me some guidelines on this?
>         Thanks in advance, :)
> --
> Pedro Duque Vieira

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