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CSS Sass Basics Improve Your Workflow with Sass Nested Selectors

Amandeep Pasricha
Amandeep Pasricha
14,932 Points

Unexpected error message please help

Below is my scss code

// VARIABLES ------------------------------------ /

$white: #fff;

$color-primary: #278da4;
$color-secondary: #b13c69;
$color-accent: #eeea72;
$color-shade: #eee;

$color-text: #343434;
$color-bg: #3acec2;
$color-bg-light: #009fe1;

$font-stack-primary: 'Raleway', sans-serif;
$font-stack-secondary: 'Bree Serif', serif;

/* BASE ------------------------------------------- */

* {
  box-sizing: border-box;
}

body {
  color: $color-text;
  font-size: 1rem;
  line-height: 1.5;
  font-family: $font-stack-primary;
  text-align: center;
  margin: 0;
}

h1,
h2 {
  font-family: $font-stack-secondary;
}

ul {
  list-style-type: none;
  padding: 0;
  margin: 0;
}

p {
  margin-bottom: 1.25em;
}

a {
  color: $color-primary;
  text-decoration: none;
  &:hover {
    color: $color-secondary;
   }
}


/* HEADER & FOOTER -------------------------------- */

header {
  height: 460px;
  background: linear-gradient($color-bg-light, $color-bg), url('../img/bg.jpg') no-repeat;
  background-blend-mode: multiply;
  background-size: cover;
  position: relative;
  .main-nav {
  margin-top: 1em;
  li {
    display: inline-block;
    margin: 0 0.65em;
  }
  a {
    color: $white;
    font-size: 0.85em;
    text-decoration: none;
    text-transform: uppercase;
    padding: 0.5em;
  }
}

header::after {
  content: '';
  display: block;
  width: 100%;
  height: 50px; 
  position: absolute;
  transform: skewY(-2deg);
  background-color: $white;
  bottom: -25px;
} 

header h1 {
  color: $white;
  font-size: 4.8em;
  margin-bottom: 0;
  letter-spacing: 1px;
}

header p {
  color: $color-accent;
  font-size: 1.25em;
  margin: 0;
}

footer {
  padding: 2em 0 0;
  height: 100px;
  background-color: $color-shade;
  margin-top: 3.5em;
  position: relative; 
}

footer::before {
  content: '';
  display: block;
  width: 100%;
  height: 50px; 
  position: absolute;
  transform: skewY(-2deg);
  background-color: $color-shade;
  top: -25px;
} 

/* CONTAINERS ------------------------------------- */

.inner {
  padding: 0.5em 1em;
}

.intro {
  margin: auto;
  padding: 1em 1em 3em; 
}

/* COMPONENTS ------------------------------------- */



.img-featured {
  width: 165px;
  border: 4px solid $white; 
  border-radius: 50%;
  margin-top: 75px;
  position: relative;
  z-index: 100;
}

.card {
  display: flex;
  flex-direction: column;
  padding: 1.5em 1em;
  border: 1px solid $color-shade;
  border-radius: 0.25em;
  h1 {
    margin: 0.35em 0 0;
    line-height: 1.25;
  }
  .icon,
  h1{
    color: $color-primary;
  }
}

Here is my css code

/*
Error: Invalid CSS after "}": expected "}", was ""
        on line 218 of scss/style.scss

213:     width: 45%;
214:   }
215: }

Backtrace:
scss/style.scss:218
/usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/sass/scss/parser.rb:1179:in `expected'
/usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/sass/scss/parser.rb:1115:in `expected'
/usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/sass/scss/parser.rb:1110:in `tok!'
/usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/sass/scss/parser.rb:656:in `block'
/usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/sass/scss/parser.rb:647:in `ruleset'
/usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/sass/scss/parser.rb:673:in `block_child'
/usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/sass/scss/parser.rb:666:in `block_contents'
/usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/sass/scss/parser.rb:123:in `stylesheet'
/usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/sass/scss/parser.rb:39:in `parse'
/usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/sass/engine.rb:403:in `_to_tree'
/usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/sass/engine.rb:378:in `_render_with_sourcemap'
/usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/sass/engine.rb:295:in `render_with_sourcemap'
/usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/sass/plugin/compiler.rb:490:in `update_stylesheet'
/usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/sass/plugin/compiler.rb:215:in `block in update_stylesheets'
/usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/sass/plugin/compiler.rb:209:in `each'
/usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/sass/plugin/compiler.rb:209:in `update_stylesheets'
/usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/sass/plugin/compiler.rb:293:in `watch'
/usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/sass/plugin.rb:109:in `method_missing'
/usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/sass/exec/sass_scss.rb:379:in `watch_or_update'
/usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/sass/exec/sass_scss.rb:51:in `process_result'
/usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/sass/exec/base.rb:52:in `parse'
/usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/sass/exec/base.rb:19:in `parse!'
/usr/bin/sass:8:in `<main>'
*/
body:before {
  white-space: pre;
  font-family: monospace;
  content: "Error: Invalid CSS after \"}\": expected \"}\", was \"\"\A         on line 218 of scss/style.scss\A \A 213:     width: 45%;\A 214:   }\A 215: }"; }

I tried to fix the error message on line 215 on the scss file, but I simply can't see what's wrong?? Can anyone see the error? I can't continue with the videos unless I fix this.

2 Answers

Hello

You are missing a closing curly brace on the first header selector

approximately line 77

error

/* HEADER & FOOTER -------------------------------- */

header {
  height: 460px;
  background: linear-gradient($color-bg-light, $color-bg), url('../img/bg.jpg') no-repeat;
  background-blend-mode: multiply;
  background-size: cover;
  position: relative;
  .main-nav {
  margin-top: 1em;
  li {
    display: inline-block;
    margin: 0 0.65em;
  }
  a {
    color: $white;
    font-size: 0.85em;
    text-decoration: none;
    text-transform: uppercase;
    padding: 0.5em;
  }
}

Solution

/* HEADER & FOOTER -------------------------------- */

header {
    height: 460px;
    background: linear-gradient($color-bg-light, $color-bg), url("../img/bg.jpg") no-repeat;
    background-blend-mode: multiply;
    background-size: cover;
    position: relative;
    .main-nav {
        margin-top: 1em;
        li {
            display: inline-block;
            margin: 0 0.65em;
        }
        a {
            color: $white;
            font-size: 0.85em;
            text-decoration: none;
            text-transform: uppercase;
            padding: 0.5em;
        }
    }
}
tomd
tomd
16,701 Points

Looking at your scss I cant see anything that says width: 45%. Are you sure you've included all of your code in this question?