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Sass - Auto Update and Auto .css file generated with sass --watch .

First Question: my file named text.scss created a file named text.css which was good, i add some code to scss file and ran command prompt to start the sass --watch (.) the sass tex.scss ran code in command prompt fine. Then I updated the text.scss file and made sure i saved file and the sass auto update overwrite is not working..see file below.


2nd Question: When scss creates its auto css, why does it create a file in my music or photos directory. Is there a way to change the default for sass. Im within the desktop directory when i start all files saved on desktop but some how i get this extra in music and photos directory.

Fixed it! First off the problem was that I had libraries in windows 7 set up and not sure how but my program files were in my music library and when I removed all files not "music" from music library, this fixed both problems above. I decided to remove all files and any directories from library on Windows 7 until i know why i have files or directories in libraries that i would not create. Such as, program files in the music library..i wouldn't do that. in fact there were several locations of program files in music library.. go figure...so keeping directories and files clean is a must.

2 Answers

Iago Wandalsen Prates
Iago Wandalsen Prates
21,699 Points

I'm not quite sure about the problem reason, but i think that if you started using compass (its pretty much the same, except you can use some pre-built mixins, and you would use compass --watch instead sass), at least the second problem would go away, as compass uses a config file, where you can set the folders in which the files are saved.

I figured it out see my comment above. Also, i looked into compass, will use later when i get a lil more SASS savy. thank you!