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CSS CSS Foundations CSS Gradients Transparent Gradients

Chris Maybe
Chris Maybe
6,284 Points

is it practical to edit photos in css?

Do designers actually do this? Isn't much faster to just use photoshop?

Could you clarify what you mean by "edit photos in css"?

John Grillo
John Grillo
30,241 Points

Yeah, I'd really have to know more by what you mean with 'edit' in this case. If you mean something simple like adding gradients or rounding borders than yes, CSS is easier. if it involves more than one or two minor changes, I'd go ahead and use GIMP or Photoshop as the shortest path to ground.

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Jacob Herper
Jacob Herper
91,103 Points

Please note, that you can't actually edit photos with CSS, changes are only applied in the stylesheet, resp. the HTML file it's loaded into. Sometimes it's useful to use CSS filters, for example to make a picture black & white and get it changed back to full colours on hover. Same with rounded corners, borders etc.