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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Understanding Values and Units Styling the Intro Paragraph

Kristen Hickman
Kristen Hickman
2,581 Points

Remind me what a "unitless" item is?

I'm asked to enter a "unitless" line-height that's 1.6 times larger than the font-size which is 1.25em... I cannot seem to remember what that could be...help?

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Lake Tahoe</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
  </head>
  <body> 
    <header id="top" class="main-header">
      <span class="title">Journey Through the Sierra Nevada Mountains</span>
      <h1>Lake Tahoe, California</h1>
    </header>
    <div class="primary-content t-border">
      <p class="intro">
        Lake Tahoe is one of the most <span>breathtaking attractions</span> located in California. It's home to a number of ski resorts, summer outdoor recreation, and tourist attractions. Snow and skiing are a significant part of the area's reputation.
      </p>
      <a href="#more">Find out more</a>
    </div>
    <footer class="main-footer">
      <p>All rights reserved to the state of <a href="#">California</a>.</p>
      <a href="#top">Back to top &raquo;</a>
    </footer>
  </body>
</html>
style.css
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
.intro {
  font-size: 1.25em;
  line-height: 2em;
}

2 Answers

Hi Kirsten,

If I remember correctly a unitless line-height is just a number without anything else. So if you need the line-height to be 1.6 times larger then the font-size you put it like this;

.intro {
    line-height: 1.6;
}