Learn CSS Flexbox by Building a Photo Gallery - Step 8

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I am having issues with using the global selector (*). how do i change the box-sizing to content-box using the global selector

Your code so far

<!-- file: index.html -->
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  <head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
    <title>Photo Gallery</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="./styles.css">
  </head>
  <body>
    <header class="header">
      <h1>css flexbox photo gallery</h1>
    </header>
    <div class="gallery">
      <img src="https://cdn.freecodecamp.org/curriculum/css-photo-gallery/1.jpg">
      <img src="https://cdn.freecodecamp.org/curriculum/css-photo-gallery/2.jpg">
      <img src="https://cdn.freecodecamp.org/curriculum/css-photo-gallery/3.jpg">
      <img src="https://cdn.freecodecamp.org/curriculum/css-photo-gallery/4.jpg">
      <img src="https://cdn.freecodecamp.org/curriculum/css-photo-gallery/5.jpg">
      <img src="https://cdn.freecodecamp.org/curriculum/css-photo-gallery/6.jpg">
      <img src="https://cdn.freecodecamp.org/curriculum/css-photo-gallery/7.jpg">
      <img src="https://cdn.freecodecamp.org/curriculum/css-photo-gallery/8.jpg">
      <img src="https://cdn.freecodecamp.org/curriculum/css-photo-gallery/9.jpg">
    </div>
  </body>
</html>
/* file: styles.css */

/* User Editable Region */

*box-sizing:content-box;

/* User Editable Region */


.gallery {
  border: 5px solid red;
  width: 50%;
}

img {
  width: 100%;
  border: 5px solid blue;
  padding: 5px;
}

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Challenge Information:

Learn CSS Flexbox by Building a Photo Gallery - Step 8

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It seems like there’s a small mistake in your CSS. The property you are trying to set is box-sizing, not *box-sizing. Also, you need to include a space between the * and the property name. Here’s the corrected version of your CSS:

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Mod Edit SOLUTION REMOVED

This way, you are using the global selector * to apply the box-sizing: content-box; property to all elements on the page.

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Thank you very much. i was so confused for a moment