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HTML and CSS in cables

Getting started

An overview of all the HTML and CSS ops in cables can be found here

The ops that you'll need to use most of the time are:

  • DivElement op - this allows you to place a Div inside of the cables canvas
  • CSS op - This allows you to write a CSS stylesheet which all other elements can access in your patch
  • ElementChilds Op - Mainly used to make a container with a div and then place other div's inside of it.
  • CSS property op - this allows you to change the css style properties of an element
  • Hyperlink op - Allows you to open another website.
  • Background image op - allows you load SVG files and textures into a html element.

Learning resources

This livestream shows in depth how to use HTML and CSS inside of cables


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