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CSS CSS Layout Techniques Flexbox Layout Flexbox Layout Challenge

Suxin Deng
Suxin Deng
804 Points

help with flex

can anyone help with my code? I do not know where I go wrong? The problem is "Finally, let's reverse the column order by giving secondary the flexbox property and value that moves it to the beginning of the row."

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <title>Flexbox</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
</head>
<body>
    <div class="main-wrapper">
        <header class="main-header">
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            </ul>
        </header>
        <div class="content-row">
            <div class="primary col">
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            <div class="secondary col">
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            </div>
        </div>
    </div>
</body>
</html> 
style.css
@media (min-width: 611px) {

    /* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
  .main-nav {
  display: flex;}

  .main-nav li{flex-grow: 1;}
  .content-row {display: flex;}

  .secondary {
    flex:1;
    order: -1;}
}

1 Answer

Craig Watson
Craig Watson
27,930 Points

Hi,

the full answer to the code challenge is below,

@media (min-width: 611px) {

    /* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
  .main-nav,
  .content-row {
    display: flex;

  }

  .main-nav li {
    flex-grow: 1;
  }

  .secondary {
    order: -1;
  } 
}

With flexbox to pull on item to the beginning of its container simply give it the negative value.

Hope this helps :)

Craig