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CSS Sass Basics (retired) Advanced Sass Concepts Interpolating and if/else

Nicole Solis
Nicole Solis
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Making a class in a sass function

I'm at a loss as to what it will look like to add a class inside the mixin with the value of the $make value. I've tried thinking about it in a couple different ways and am stumped. If you use an 'if' statement, what would it be equal to?

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/* Write your SCSS code below. */

@mixin cars($make, $color) {

} 

1 Answer

Hi Nicole,

As defined by their documentation a mixin lets you make groups of CSS declarations that you want to reuse throughout your site. You can even pass in values to make your mixin more flexible. The Make and Color CSS is probably not the best way to look at it because from a property - value perspective it doesn't work so well. Instead, you may consider a simple example where you want to control a border with a mixin using multiple variables instead to dictate the property and its associated values, like so:

<div id="test">Test</div>

and for the mixin

@mixin border($position, $width, $type, $color) {
  border-#{$position}: $width $type $color;
}

#test {
  @include border(left, 2px, solid, #ff0000);
}