The first step of creating skin templates is to create its holding folder inside of the
skinsdirectory. So if we were starting a new skin called
goodnessthen you would create a new folder in the following directory:
The following templates are the ones you will be skinning and placing in this folder. In all reality you could potentially just have one,
CachePanel.cfm. However, since you can bring in AJAX content to refresh certain parts of the panel, you break out its reporting functionality into various templates. The CFC in charge of rendering your skin templates is the
ReportHandler.cfclocated in the same report package, so we recommend also reading its API for more in depth information. So let's explore them:
Info : All skins are rendered within the
ReportHandlercomponent. This means that you have access to this object's methods and local variables. We recommend you look at the default skin's templates for usage.