How can I use an in-line resource to display a Salesforce field value, wrapped in HTML elements?

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I've tried following the documentation, but I'm a bit stuck.

I'd like to create an in-line resorce that displays the field of my choosing.

Then, I'd like to wrap it in some div tags so that I can style it with CSS.

Can you show me a simple example of how to do this? I have the field already in an existing model, so it should be fairly simple to reference it.
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It will probably be easier for you to use a template component to acutally display the field. There you can include the field of your choosing in {{braces}} but also add whatever html and css stylings you want. Its up to you whether you want to include the CSS inline in the template component, or as a resource.
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Hey thanks Rob!

Let me ask you a few followup questions, because this was meant mainly to increase my understanding of how to use jQuery to call up fields from Skuid.

I have a date field I'd like to format as DD/MM/YY instead of DD/MM/YYYY. Can I do this inside the template, sort of like a merge field in Word?

I have another field I'd like to divide by 1000 and display the output wrapped in div tags.

What would be the best way to approach this?
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Custom renderers are going to be your friend. Check out the thread on simple math. With Javascript you will be able to do alot of that parsing and reformating.
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Rob, I think your link is broken. Can you send again? Thanks for taking time out of your evening to help!
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My appologies - here is the full URL: http://community.skuidify.com/skuid/t...
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Rob - on that link - Glenn's question (the last question) is also my question. Is it possible to invoke a field render in a template rather than a field?
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yh the link is broken