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CSS Sass Basics (retired) Getting Started with Sass Advanced Nesting

Opacity wont set from Sass

Challenge task 3 of 4 We want to add a style to our previous Sass code declaring that on hover, all direct <a> children have an opacity of 0.5. Use the ampersand selector to achieve this, rather than repeating the > a direct child selector.

 &:hover {opacity: 0.5;}

Keeps returning to set the opacity to 0.5

3 Answers

Tom Bedford
Tom Bedford
15,645 Points

You have closed the >a curly bracket before adding &:hover. When it compiles it's making p:hover not p > a:hover. There also doesn't appear to be a final closing bracket for p.

Your current code with (with the added final closing bracket) would compile to:

p a {
  color: red;
p > a {
  color: blue;
p:hover {
  opacity: 0.5;

wow i just saw this. thanks alot

so this is correct?

/* Write your SCSS code below. */
>a{color:blue; &:hover{opacity:0.5;}}