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karan karanWeb Development Techdegree Student 4,139 Points
How come we were not able to adjusts two elements on one Line and then we added 4% of margin too and still the other element did not fall down? we had to give -4px initially to manage both of them into one line and then we added 4% which is approx 25px and both the Elements manage to adjust?
Jason Larson7,490 Points
Note 2 things when the 4% is added. First, the size of the columns is changed from 50% to 48%. With 2 columns, this would leave 4% extra. The other thing to note is that when the 4% is originally added, you had the same problem where the second column fell down below the first. The pictures only display correctly when
calc() is used to set the margin to
calc(4% - 4px), which covers the extra pixels that were needed to keep the second column on the same line.