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CSS Framework Basics Prototyping with Bootstrap Adding a Dropdown Menu and Glyphicons

Leigh Maher
Leigh Maher
21,830 Points

Setting up Glyphicons path when using SASS


I'm using SASS and when I try to use glyphicons, they don't show up. When I look in the CSS file, I can see that the path to the glyphicon fonts is not right. It's looking at this path, which I believe is the standard path to those files:


I used bower to install SASS so my fonts are located here:


In the variables.scss parital I've located the variable that deals with the file path for the fonts and updated it to:

$icon-font-path: if($bootstrap-sass-asset-helper, "../../bower_components/bootstrap-sass/assets/fonts/bootstrap/", "../fonts/bootstrap/") !default;

And set this to true:

$bootstrap-sass-asset-helper: true !default;

From what I've read online, this should work, but it doesn't.

Note: this is my local copy of the variables partial so I'm not overriding the original bootstrap partial.

Any idea of what I'm doing wrong?