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MDL-39003 - Bootstrap Theme - Changing less README to point to the de…

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@@ -1,7 +1,12 @@
If you want to make changes to the .css generated from these .less files then you
-need to install recess (https://github.com/twitter/recess) to compile the .less files,
-then run these commands in the bootstrapbase/less/ folder:
+need to use a LESS Compiler. Details on specific compilers and how to install them
+can be found at http://docs.moodle.org/dev/LESS
+At present, recess is the official tool for developers to compile LESS in to CSS, as
+other tools give different results in the generated CSS.
+
+Once recess has been installed you can compile and compress the LESS in to CSS using
+the following command:
recess --compile --compress moodle.less > ../style/moodle.css
You can add --watch to make sure it updates every time you make a change.
@@ -10,10 +15,12 @@ And for the subset of styles of interest to the TinyMCE editor:
recess --compile --compress editor.less > ../style/editor.css
-Non-command line options for .less compilation are available, see their github for more info.
-
If the compilation is failing and you're not getting any useful error message, try using lessc instead i.e.:
lessc moodle.less
This is the same tool that's getting called by recess, but the errors seems better if you go direct.
+
+Additional information about the Moodle bootstrap base theme can be found at
+http://docs.moodle.org/dev/Bootstrap
+

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