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CSS CSS Layout Techniques Positioning Schemes Absolute Positioning

Absolute positioning question about mark-up

I'm not understanding how a .col class can be targeted in css when there is no mark up for it in the html doc. This is on the Absolute Positioning module in CSS Layout Techniques.

5 Answers

Hi Rene,

I believe there are three divs with the class col.


<div class="extra-content col">

<div class="primary-content col">

<div class="secondary-content col">

It is actually but with assigning multiple classes maybe it wasn't as noticeable.

.col Class Treehouse CSS

Thanks guys, I think I follow you. I was being a bit literal in the sense that I was looking for the full name of class: So am I right in assuming that "col" is a short-hand way of referring to a group? It makes sense. Instead of entering: .extra-content col, .primary-content col, .secondary-content col { something: something; } You just use col as short-hand for all three?

BTW Both answers did a good job of explaining.

Multiple classes. Got it. Thanks for the link.