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CSS CSS Layout Basics Controlling Layout with CSS Display Modes CSS Display Modes Challenge

Not understanding what the activity is looking for?

I am not sure what "doesn't take up the full line" means? Is it talking about the whole "inline-block" or the text in each individual block?

style.css
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */

header {
  text-align: center;
}
.logo {
  width: 110px;
  margin: auto;
}
.main-nav li {
display: inline-block;
}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <title>Getting Started with CSS Layout</title>
    <link href='https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Varela+Round' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
</head>
    <body>
    <div class="container">
        <header>
            <img class="logo" src="city-logo.svg" alt="logo">
            <ul class="main-nav">
                <li><a href="#">Ice cream</a></li>
                <li><a href="#">Donuts</a></li>
                <li><a href="#">Tea</a></li>
                <li><a href="#">Coffee</a></li>
            </ul>
        </header>
    </div>
    </body>
</html>

3 Answers

Currently .main-nav is a display: block; by default and takes up a full line on the screen. The question is asking you to change the display to something that only takes as much space as needed.

Since the question is worded strangely here is what it is looking for.

.main-nav {
 display: inline-block;
}

Thanks for your response Philip! I tried your answer and it still said, "Make sure you're selecting the class 'main-nav'." And sorry I never posted the full challenge question; "The <ul> with the class main-nav is a block-level element by default, so it takes up the full width of its container. Let's set .main-nav to be as wide as the content inside it.

Change the display of .main-nav to the display value that generates a block element that doesn't take up a full line."

Thanks Philip, it took me a little while to figure out I had to create another .main-nav using the code you gave me to get it to work!