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    Hi,

    I noticed a new field when setting a template : in french it appears as "icône", right after the description field. it's optional and seams to stand for a "personalized class for alla ressources using this tpl"

    Rigght but what's the corresponding tv ?
    [[*icon]] (or [[+ ) does not returns anything.

    Any informations about it ?

    thank you
    • I believe that it's supposed to be for an image to use as the icon in the Resource Tree for resources using that template. I don't know if it actually works, though.

      https://github.com/modxcms/revolution/issues/11784
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        thank you.

        But I don't know how to use it .. Reading the issue on Github I understood there might exist somewhere a list of all 'classes' or icons names to be use ?
        or should we enter in the field an absolute/relative path pointing to an icon files ?


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          Choose them from http://fortawesome.github.io/Font-Awesome/3.2.1/icons/ specifically 3.2.1

          see attached
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            The intention is that every modDocument that uses a particular template can have a unique icon in the Resource tree. I don't think it's meant to apply to containers, symlinks, or weblinks. I'm not sure about static resources.

            I'd be curious to know how the Articles container gets the coffee-cup icon. [ed. note: BobRay last edited this post 9 years, 6 months ago.]
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            • Looking in the manager's CSS file, it appears that it's using fontawesome version 4.2.0, yet the syntax and available icons appear to be for 3.2.1 huh
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                Quote from: BobRay at Jan 22, 2015, 11:17 PM
                The intention is that every modDocument that uses a particular template can have a unique icon in the Resource tree. I don't think it's meant to apply to containers, symlinks, or weblinks. I'm not sure about static resources.
                I'd be curious to know how the Articles container gets the coffee-cup icon.
                Icon applies to any resources that use a particular template. For example, you can use "icon-pdf" for pages with PDF content attached or something like that.
                Well, what about coffee icon, I'm gonna disappoint you, because they made it this way:
                .icon-coffee:before, .icon-css:before, .icon-htm:before, .icon-html:before, .icon-js:before, .icon-less:before, .icon-scss:before, .icon-styl:before, .icon-xml:before {
                    content: "\f1c9"
                }
                


                So you have to add your own class to manager's index.css file with the following content:
                    content: "\f0f4"


                And yes, they use an old 3.2.1 version of Font Awesome, so here's the link to icons you can choose from.
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                  For those who are wondering wich string can be use in the icon field, here's an example :
                  icon-newspaper-o

                  And you can even use the spin effect :
                  icon-refresh icon-spin

                  Icons can be found here : http://fortawesome.github.io/Font-Awesome/icons/
                  Just remember to replace the defaut fa-* with icon-*
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                    For those playing at home after the fact who found this like I did, the FontAwesome version being used in MODX 2.5.7 is a 'conversion' of FontAwesome 4.7.0 and I found this in the comments at the top of the CSS file that lives here: /manager/templates/default/css/index.css

                    By 'conversion' I mean, as sotwell pointed out above, that the 'fa-' part of the class names seems to have been replaced with 'icon-', I imagine as a way of covering off backwards compatibility.