City Skyline step 60 (responsive web design)

Tell us what’s happening:
for some reason it is not accepting the “repeating-linear-gradient” value for the “background” property in step 60.

  **Your code so far**
/* file: index.html */
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>    
<head>
  <title>City Skyline</title>
  <link href="styles.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />   
</head>

<body>
  <div class="background-buildings">
    <div></div>
    <div></div>
    <div class="bb1">
      <div class="bb1a bb1-window"></div>
      <div class="bb1b bb1-window"></div>
      <div class="bb1c bb1-window"></div>
      <div class="bb1d"></div>
    </div>
    <div class="bb2">
      <div class="bb2a"></div>
      <div class="bb2b"></div>
    </div>
    <div class="bb3"></div>
    <div></div>
    <div class="bb4"></div>
    <div></div>
    <div></div>
  </div>

  <div class="foreground-buildings">
    <div></div>
    <div></div>
    <div class="fb1"></div>
    <div class="fb2"></div>
    <div></div>
    <div class="fb3"></div>
    <div class="fb4"></div>
    <div class="fb5"></div>
    <div class="fb6"></div>
    <div></div>
    <div></div>
  </div>
</body>
</html>
/* file: styles.css */
:root {
--building-color1: #aa80ff;
--building-color2: #66cc99;
--building-color3: #cc6699;
--building-color4: #538cc6;
--window-color1: black;
--window-color2: #8cd9b3;
--window-color3: #d98cb3;
}

* {
border: 1px solid black;
box-sizing: border-box;
}

body {
height: 100vh;
margin: 0;
overflow: hidden;
}

.background-buildings, .foreground-buildings {
width: 100%;
height: 100%;
display: flex;
align-items: flex-end;
justify-content: space-evenly;
position: absolute;
top: 0;
}

/* BACKGROUND BUILDINGS - "bb" stands for "background building" */
.bb1 {
width: 10%;
height: 70%;
display: flex;
flex-direction: column;
align-items: center;
}

.bb1a {
width: 70%;
}

.bb1b {
width: 80%;
}

.bb1c {
width: 90%;
}

.bb1d {
width: 100%;
height: 70%;
background: linear-gradient(
    var(--building-color1) 50%,
    var(--window-color1)
  );
}

.bb1-window {
height: 10%;
background: linear-gradient(
    var(--building-color1),
    var(--window-color1)
  );
}

.bb2 {
width: 10%;
height: 50%;
}

.bb2a {
border-bottom: 5vh solid var(--building-color2);
border-left: 5vw solid transparent;
border-right: 5vw solid transparent;
}

.bb2b {
width: 100%;
height: 100%;
background: repeating-linear-gradient(
    var(--building-color2),
    var(--building-color2) 6%,
    var(--window-color2) 6%,
    var(--window-color2) 9%
  );
}
.bb3 {
width: 10%;
height: 55%;
background-color: var(--building-color3);
background: repeating-linear-gradient(90deg,
  var(–building-color3),
  var(–building-color3),
  var(window-color3) 15%
  );
  }
.bb4 {
width: 11%;
height: 58%;
background-color: var(--building-color4);
}

/* FOREGROUND BUILDINGS - "fb" stands for "foreground building" */
.fb1 {
width: 10%;
height: 60%;
background-color: var(--building-color4);
}

.fb2 {
width: 10%;
height: 40%;
background-color: var(--building-color3);
}

.fb3 {
width: 10%;
height: 35%;
background-color: var(--building-color1);
}

.fb4 {
width: 8%;
height: 45%;
background-color: var(--building-color1);
position: relative;
left: 10%;
}

.fb5 {
width: 10%;
height: 33%;
background-color: var(--building-color2);
position: relative;
right: 10%;
}

.fb6 {
width: 9%;
height: 38%;
background-color: var(--building-color3);
}
  
  **Your browser information:**

User Agent is: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/102.0.0.0 Safari/537.36

Challenge: Step 60

Link to the challenge:

Hi

The problem seems to be the CSS variable names in your linear-gradient.
(Remember, CSS variable names start with two dashes).

They’re defined correctly at the start of your CSScode, so it might be an idea to copy/paste from there.
That’s what I usually do. :slight_smile:

hello there! i know there is one dash missing in the “building-color3” variable but that was just a mistake when i rewrite the code, the actual problem is this " You should give .bb3 a background using repeating-linear-gradient ." for some reason it is not recognizing the property itself

The error message is misleading.

You have one or more missing dashes on each of the variable names inside your repeating-linear-gradient.
So, the variable names aren’t being recognised.

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wow, i rewrite everything again and it worked haha, i supposed it was what you said, thanks for your time :slight_smile:

For sure, the instructions can be convoluted in Step 60 but I suggest parsing out what exactly needs coding from explanation. That helped get through the step.