Editing main.css file

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Hi,

I've done a bunch of edits to my main.css file but I have a suspicion that I've done it in the completely wrong place - I'm a bit of a noob.

The only main.css file I could find was in /MySite/application/files/cache/css/equinox/main.css which is also the style sheet referenced in the header of my site:
<link href="/CinemaParadiso/application/files/cache/css/equinox/main.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" media="all">
. However, I'm worried I'm going to loose this work at some stage given it's in a cache folder?

A friend has said that it's better to go through Page Settings and then customize the theme from there but I find it hard to work this way.

Should I:
1. Continue working in /MySite/application/files/cache/css/equinox/main.css?
2. Make a copy of my main.css somewhere else and change the reference to my stylesheet to a different directory? (where is the best place to save the main.css file and which php file will I need to update?)
3. Make a copy of my main.css file and save it somewhere where it will overwrite the styles (where?)?
4. stop working in css files directly and go through Page Settings > Theme > Customization (urgh)?

Not sure what best practice is for working with css in concrete5?

Thanks,
Choppie

Choppie
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ramonleenders replied on at Permalink Reply
ramonleenders
I'm assuming your "CSS" file should be here:

packages/equinox/themes/equinox/css/main.less.

Something like that. Or less/main.less, not sure what is used as I haven't got this theme. Do not edit your cache files, as they may get overwritten at some point.
Choppie replied on at Permalink Reply
Choppie
Hi Ramon,

There is indeed! \MySite\packages\equinox\themes\equinox\css\main.less.

Does that mean I should be doing my changes in the main.less file instead?

Cheers,
Choppie
ramonleenders replied on at Permalink Reply
ramonleenders
Yup, you should/could. But bear in mind if you update the theme at some point, changes will be lost.
DavidWooF replied on at Permalink Reply
DavidWooF
How to make an oweride file and where. I just start using C5. I now how to do this in joomla but not here.
DavidWooF replied on at Permalink Reply
DavidWooF
OK. I resolve that with installing the Clonemental theme for editing.

Thank you.