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CSS CSS Flexbox Layout Building a Layout with Flexbox Flexbox Columns Challenge

Carlos Williamson
Carlos Williamson
810 Points

Create a new rule that targets the columns. Then, set the columns to evenly expand and display on one line.

I am not sure what this means. Can someone help, please?

style.css
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */

.row {
  display: flex;
}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Flexbox Layout</title>
    <link href='https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Varela+Round' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
  </head>
  <body>
    <div class="row">   
      <div class="secondary column">
        <h2>Welcome!</h2>
        <p>Everything in this city is worth waiting in line for. Cupcake ipsum dolor sit.</p>
        <p>Wafer lollipop dessert. Bonbon jelly beans pudding dessert sugar plum.</p>
      </div>

      <div class="primary column">
        <h2>How to get here</h2>
        <p><strong>Plane: </strong>Tiramisu caramels gummies chupa chups lollipop muffin. Jujubes chocolate caramels cheesecake brownie lollipop drag&#233;e cheesecake.</p>
        <p><strong>Train: </strong>Pie apple pie pudding I love wafer toffee liquorice sesame snaps lemon drops. Lollipop gummi bears dessert muffin.</p>
        <p><strong>Car: </strong>Jelly cotton candy bonbon jelly-o jelly-o I love. I love sugar plum chocolate cake pie I love pastry liquorice.</p>
      </div>

      <div class="tertiary column">
        <h2>Great food</h2>
        <p>Croissant macaroon pie brownie. Cookie marshmallow liquorice gingerbread.</p>
        <p>Wafer lollipop dessert. Bonbon jelly beans pudding dessert sugar plum.</p>
      </div>
    </div>
  </body>
</html>

1 Answer

Daniel Gauthier
Daniel Gauthier
15,000 Points

Hey Carlos,

This code challenge is asking you to do three things:

  1. Create a css rule that will target the columns.

  2. Use the flexbox property and value that will cause the items to display on a single line.

  3. Set the initial width of the flex container to 300px.

I'd normally post the code that passes, but since this is a new course they've stated they would rather we just try to guide you.

They've linked the video in the question that holds all of the answers about how to do this, but one hint is that you can use two specific declarations to complete steps two and three, or you can use the shorthand and combine them.

If you're still stuck after watching the videos let me know and I'll pass you that code, explain it, then remove it once you're through the challenge.

Good luck with the challenge!