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Devin Scheu
Devin Scheu
66,191 Points

Problem With Code Challenges

Okay so I have noticed 2 problems with the code challenges setup.

1.) When you scroll down a bit in the code challenge and try to highlight the question text you can't. I often do this to help myself keep track of where I am in longer questions.

2.) When laying it out in two windows side by side, like I often like to do by dedicating half my computer to the code challenge and half to the video. When yo scroll down you can't type in the code challenge box. I like to do the challenges why watching the videos so this is kind of frustrating when I can't type my code in the box.

3 Answers

Daniel Armatis
Daniel Armatis
7,691 Points

I don't have a solution to your question, but instead want to also express my frustration with code challenges. I emailed technical support about the issue and their solution was to open Chrome in incognito mode. It makes things a little better -but not much. Good luck...

Devin Scheu
Devin Scheu
66,191 Points

Thanks for the reply Daniel!

It's a CSS issue. I've been having this problem as well. I also like to open two windows one for the video and one for the code. Looking into the issue further through Chrome Dev Tools I noticed this.

header ul#breadcrumb li#page-title-addition {
  position: absolute;
  top: 0;
  bottom: 0; /* <------ This is the issue */
  overflow: hidden;
  opacity: 0;
  -webkit-transition: padding-top 0.25s ease, opacity 0.25s ease, left 0.3s ease, right 0.3s ease;
  transition: padding-top 0.25s ease, opacity 0.25s ease, left 0.3s ease, right 0.3s ease;

If you open up Dev tools and remove this declaration it works perfectly.

Yeah just a hassle having to change that every code challenge when you have the screen below a certain width.

I emailed the support team last night so hopefully we'll get a fix soon. its annoying lol

Devin Scheu
Devin Scheu
66,191 Points

Yes I've also emailed the support team a while ago so hopefully they will get this fixed soon :). Thanks for the temporary patch Chyno!

Yup. Glad i could help!