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CSS Sass Basics (retired) Speeding up Workflow with Sass Creating a Color Palette

what does it exactly says- the 3rd question in "Creating a Color Palette" challenge?

I have tried many ways but still not working...... the last thing i tried was:

$complement: desaturate.complement(red, 10%);
  color: lighten (red);
 background: $complement;

what is wrong in that ? can i get some explanation....

I have edited your post to add the correct MarkDown if you click edit now you can see how to embed code in the forum. Mainly adding (```) followed by the language then (```) again

James Barnett
James Barnett
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Adam Sackfield -

I fixed your markdown, you have to escape a ` with a \

Haha thanks James Barnett This is like MarkDown inception lol

1 Answer

So the third question is asking "Set the background of the <a> tag to be a 10% desaturated version of the variable, using the desaturate function. (HINT: desaturate works a lot like the lighten function - taking a color, then a percentage!)"

$complement: complement(red);
a {
    color: lighten(red, 5%);
  background: desaturate($complement, 10%);

You seem to have added the desaturate function in the variable rather than the BG :)