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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Getting Started with CSS Importing Style Sheets with @import

for some reason my text is appearing in orange as I code. It's not allowing the commands to work. How can I change this

I have followed each step precisely. I'm not understanding why the commands are appearing in orange.

1 Answer

Cameron Childres
Cameron Childres
11,815 Points

Hi Tynneal,

Is it just properties that are orange? If so that's completely normal, it's part of the highlighting done in the text editor. For instance, here in the forum 'text-align' shows with a pink shade when I give it CSS formatting, but it should show as orange in your workspace:

body {
  text-align: center;

If your code isn't working it's possible something else is going on. Make sure that you've saved the file after you've edited it before refreshing the page.

If that doesn't do it, please share your code so we can take a look. You can either copy and paste it here and use the "markdown cheatsheet" linked below so it's easy to read or you can take a workspace snapshot and post the link. To take a snapshot click the camera icon in the top right of the workspace and click "take snapshot". It will generate a link that you can paste here.