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CSS Sass Basics (retired) Variables, Mixins, and Extending Selectors The Power of Mixins

Luigi Rulloda
Luigi Rulloda
6,175 Points

Need help

I don't know how to set the height

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/* Write your SCSS code below. */
@mixin button($color, $size) {
  background: $color;
  height: $size *2;
  width: $size / 2;

1 Answer

Gianmarco Mazzoran
Gianmarco Mazzoran
22,076 Points


to set the values of the variables of your mixin you have to include them with the method @include in your class. When the @include button method is called it expects two parameters, $color and $size in this case.

/* Write your SCSS code below. */
@mixin button($color, $size) {
  background: $color;
  width: $size;
  height: $size / 2;

.menu_button {
  @include button(#369, 50px);

the output will be this:

.menu_button {
  background: #369;
  widht: 50px;
  height: 25px;

I also suggest you to look at the official guide when you are stuck. To start knowing how to read and interpretate to help you debug errors more faster!

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