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pypm install collective.inventions

How to install collective.inventions

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  2. Open Command Prompt
  3. Type pypm install collective.inventions
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version 1.1 on Feb 13th, 2012

Collective.inventions, formely known as xdvtheme.inventions, is a two-column layout theme based on Invention, a design by sdworkz, published at oswd. A very simple skin to be used as is out of the box or as a Diazo sample theme.


If you are using zc.buildout just edit buildout.cfg following these instructions.

  • Add collective.inventions to the list of eggs to install, e.g.:

    eggs =
  • Tell the plone.recipe.zope2instance recipe to install a ZCML slug:

    zcml =
  • Re-run buildout, e.g. with:

    $ ./bin/buildout

  • In a web browser, open your Plone site, then go to Site Setup, Complements, select Collective Inventions and click on activate.


  • Inventions is a design made by sdworkz, http://www.oswd.org/user/profile/id/11103
  • collective.inventions is rewritten for Diazo by Roberto Allende - rover@menttes.com
  • collective.xdv is developed by Martin Aspeli.
  • plone.app.theming is developed by Martin Aspeli and Laurence Rowe.
  • diazo is developed by Paul Everitt, Laurence Rowe and Martin Aspeli.


1.1 (renamed collective.inventions)
  • Tested with Plone 4.1.3. Moved to diazo, using plone.app.theming.
1.0 (named xdvtheme.inventions)
  • Tested with Plone 4.0b4. Using collective.xdv. Source code available at Plone Collective.
0.1 (named xdvtheme.inventions)
  • Tested with Plone 3.3rc5. Using collective.xdv. Source code available at Plone Collective.

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