There doesn't appear to be a way to style the Search button. Normally one would do the following:
font: bold small 'trebuchet ms',helvetica,sans-serif;
However, I noticed that the Form Settings, "Search Style" doesn't apply for a custom layout.
How then to style this thing?
You following this guide?http://www.webreference.com/programming/css_stylish/
It has some differences on PA. Try open up the PA's ascx file to edit.
I appreciate the feedback. It was from that exact webpage where I got the code that I posted in my original post. The problem is there doesn't appear to be a way to assign a style to the Search Button (or I suppose more correctly to say, "input box"). I'm talking about the button that appears when one select a custom layout. If I'm missing something and you know how this can be done please let me know.
I have not tried this but I believe you set your CSS class you want to use for the search button under "Edit Layout Settings" in the "Search Settings" section "Search Style"
Hope this helps.
You would think, but it does not work. That was the first thing I tried as I mentioned in my original post. Thanks for taking the time to post though.
Sorry I missed that you tried that in your original post. I did a little research and the "Search" button is actualy an anchor tag. If you view the source you will see that it is wrapped in < a > tags and the class from the "Settings" page is listed as the class. I think the default class of "CommandButton" is a little missleading.
I did a little research and found a couple links that may help you accomplish what you want even though it is not an actual button you are working with.
Hopefully you will have better luck with this.
I'm able to do this pretty easily by setting a CSS class in the admin for search style then adding that class to the skin.css (this is on the search module...but this works on the main module too)