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CSS CSS Foundations Text, Fonts, and Lists Font Properties

Why isn't Challenge tsk 1, Stge 5 of CSS Foundations accepting my code? Question (& my response) are exact from video

Question asks to create new paragraph rule using font stack of Baskerville, Times New Roman, Times and serif. My css code response:

p {
   font-family: baskerville, "Times New Roman", Times, serif; 

Seems right to me but I get the "Bummer! check the font-family" response. :-/

3 Answers

Hi Matt,

Try an uppercase B on baskerville.

Thanks, Jason- that did the job! Thought I'd tried that before bringing this to the forum. Have to remember case-sensitivity is an issue sometimes (yet Guil's video example was lower-cased. Weird.) :-)

It may be case insensitive in the browser. The css3 fonts module says that it is supposed to be that way.

I think to be safe I would always match the case.

The code challenge might be checking for exact string matches and that could be why lowercase doesn't work.

I had that problem too. I believe the instructor tells you that the name of the font has to EXACTLY match the name in whatever database or source you're using. That includes case sensitivity, underscores, etc...