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CSS CSS Foundations Values and Units Numeric and Textual Data Types

CSS stage 4 challenge problem

This is my instruction:

"Using a percentage, set the paragraph to half of its current width."

This is my code:

p {
  width: 50%;

And this is the result:

"Bummer! Check the length unit in your CSS value"

So what am I missing? My selector is a paragraph, my property is width, and my value is the requested length unit! I'm probably missing something really simple, so let me down gently, please... :)

1 Answer

Never mind; I poked around on the forums, and found out that the problem was with the PREVIOUS task; I should have used background-image, rather than content.

However, it seems odd to me that it let me past that task just fine, and only stopped me when I went on to a different rule! Weird..