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CSS Compass Basics Compass Helper Functions Color Helpers

Manu Santana
Manu Santana
8,329 Points

Color Helpers... How can apply the linear-gradient to the rest of li:nth-child with a mixing or similar?

I'd like apply the gradient to the rest of nth-child and I don't know if it's possible.

In this example.

.colors { li { background-color: $base; } li:nth-child(2) { background: adjust-lightness($base, 10%); } li:nth-child(3) { background: adjust-saturation($base, 30%); } li:nth-child(4) { @include background ( linear-gradient($base, shade($base, 50%))); } li:nth-child(5) { background: tint($base, 40%);

Thank you in advance

So heres a couple ways. You can select every other child by specifying odd or even within the perenthesis.

li:nth-child(odd) { }
li.nth-child(even) { }

You can also choose every third, sixth or tenth child by using expressions. This one selects every third.

li:nth-child(n3+3) { }

hope this helps.

1 Answer

Manu Santana
Manu Santana
8,329 Points

Dear Nick,

Thank for your answer. But I'm referring to create a mixin or similar to write the code the simplest way. Thanks again.