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converting px to %

/* When setting ?exible margin on an element, your context is the width of the element’s container. When setting ?exible padding on an element, your context is the width of the element itself. */

If the padding on .cake is 10 px, would the formula not be 10 / 10 = 1% ?

4 Answers

Hi Jeff,

It mentions in the comment that the context is the width of the element itself. So you want to divide the 10 by the width of the .cake element.

They've left a comment in there indicating what the width of the .cake element is in pixels.

It depends on the users screen resolution, so a width of 1920px is 100% but also 1600px is 100%

Thank you, Mark. This kicked my brain into gear. I appreciate your time to help.

All the best,



Thank Jason. Perfect answer, I think I was just getting in too big of a hurry. Your answer was a big help, thank you for taking the time to reply.

All the best,


You're welcome.