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Alexander Cobabe1,437 Points
Task directions use misleading words.
As I try and do these tasks correctly, I notice that I spend considerable time trying to do what the directions say, but find out that what they mean are completely different. I thought that select meant, select. But in the directions it means to create. Is this part of learning code language?
Ron McCranie7,837 Points
In CSS the word select means to use a selector to target an element.
.primary <-- that's the selector #secondary <-- that's another selector
There are some phrases that you will take some time to grasp and remember. Just like learning any language, over time you get better at it.
James Barnett39,199 Points
In the context of CSS,
select refers to selecting which html elements you want to style.