Learn CSS Variables by Building a City Skyline - Step 60

Tell us what’s happening:
it says " You should give .bb3 a background using repeating-linear-gradient "

Your code so far

<!-- file: index.html -->
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">    
  <head>
    <meta charset="UTF-8">
    <title>City Skyline</title>
    <link href="styles.css" rel="stylesheet" />   
  </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%
    );
}

/* User Editable Region */

.bb3 {
  width: 10%;
  height: 55%;
  background-color: var(--building-color3);
  background: repeating-linear-gradient (
    var(direction 90deg),
    var(--building-color3) 0%,
    var(--building-color3) 7.5%,
    var(--window-color3) 15%
  );
}


/* User Editable Region */

.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);
}
    

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Challenge: Learn CSS Variables by Building a City Skyline - Step 60

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Hey Emenum, there are just a couple things to go over with your .bb3 property for the background: repeating-linear-gradient.

First, you just want to call 90deg in the first parameter, there should be no var() at all, just 90deg.

Second, you want to remove the 0% and 7.5% values from the property. The CSS compiler picks those values for you, but the challenge does not want you to put them in the property outright since they’re unneeded.

thank you Marcus, i’d try that out now

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