healingmirth (healingmirth) wrote in lj_userdoc,
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FAQ 7 - not all that readable?

I went to respond to a request from someone who is apparently confused by the whole issue of how to change their journal's style, and I'm wary of just referring them to FAQ 7 without a whole lot of handholding because the first paragraph is so sparsely written that it confused me. I was particularly thrown by the fact that "2. Select a New Theme" was just dropped into the paragraph without any emphasis to separate it from the rest of the sentence.

the bracketed part in the third paragraph is probably not necessary, and there is also probably a better way to describe it, but as long as I was writing...

current:
Customize your journal using the Select Journal Style page. Using this page you can edit your journal's titles and change its theme. Search for a theme or layout by typing all or part of its name, keyword, color, or the designer's name into the Search box located just below the 2. Select a New Theme section heading. You may also pick your theme from one of a number of categories listed down the side of the page or by clicking on the links below the theme previews.

proposed rewording:
You can customize your journal using the Select Journal Style page. Using this page, you can edit your journal's titles and change its theme.

You can search for a theme or layout by typing all or part of its name, keyword, color, or the designer's name into the Search box located just below the Select a New Theme section heading. You can also browse themes by using the categories listed down the side of the page or by clicking on the links for the name of a layout or the theme's designer below the theme previews.

[You can view a preview of your journal's recent entries page in a particular style by clicking the Preview link in the top right corner of the theme preview thumbnail.] Selecting Apply Theme below the theme preview will change your journal's theme.
Tags: cat-customize, faq7, status-resolved
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