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CSS

Candice Antone
Candice Antone
1,942 Points

CSS file not uploading into workspace

I am trying to upload the css file into workspace but when i drag and drop nothing happens. (apart from sometimes a frozen screen) The same thing happened with the images file, however I used an absolute path instead to get past it. Not sure if this is because the file is MAC and I am running Windows.

Has anyone else had this issue?

Thanks :)

5 Answers

Juan Guillermo Mariño
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Juan Guillermo Mariño
Front End Web Development Techdegree Graduate 19,423 Points

When you download the files you will see a zipped folder: normalize.css You must unzip the folder or just open it and then you will see another folder that says _MACOSX and a file that says normalize.css (This is the one we need for windows) if you haven't unzipped the folder then cut that file or copy it and try pasting it on another normal folder. Then you upload that file. Maybe the issue is that you forgot to unzip the folder or at least cut the files and leave them in another normal folder. If the folder is not unzipped than you will not be able to upload the files.

Juan Guillermo Mariño
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Juan Guillermo Mariño
Front End Web Development Techdegree Graduate 19,423 Points

Hi Candice, well something very important is to check the type of files before uploading them. Try testing the windows file and see if it works. I just tried uploading some files in windows, I tried with the files in MAC and the normal files, and it looks like the mac files don't seem to work, but the normal files are doing just fine.

Candice Antone
Candice Antone
1,942 Points

Hi Juan,

Thanks for your comment - I am only seeing a MAC file when i click on the download, or a cascading style sheet document - both of which don't seem to upload when I drag and drop. Still having trouble :(

Candice Antone
Candice Antone
1,942 Points

I am doing the How to make a website course - downloading the normalise.css file in the "include external css" with Nick Pettit.

Candice Antone
Candice Antone
1,942 Points

Thanks heaps - that worked. Appreciate your help :)

I had similar issues. When I used the link at the bottom that says something like, "if you haven't downloaded these files already, you can just click here." That brought me to a file called ._normalize instead of normalize, I saved it on the Desktop, and it was impossible to click and drag, or to upload directly into the CSS folder. I had to go back and use the Downloads link right under the video player to get the correct normalize file.