Product Landing Page - Cant resize image

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I cant resize the #header-img :pensive:


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<!-- file: index.html -->
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
    <meta charset="UTF-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">    
    <title>Original Trumboms</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="styles.css">

    <header id="header">
      <nav id="nav-bar">
        <img id="header-img" src="" alt="Original Trumbon">

        <a id="nav-link1" class="nav-link" href="#section1">section1</a>
        <a id="nav-link2" class="nav-link" href="#section2" >section2</a>
        <a id="nav-link3" class="nav-link" href="#section3" >section3</a>

      <div class="flexbox">
      <section id="section1"></section>
      <section id="section2"></section> 
      <section id="section3"></section>

      <form id="form" action="">
        <input id="email" type="email" name="email" placeholder="Give us your email"> </input>
        <input id="submit" type="submit" value="Submit">

       <video id="video" width="320" height="240" controls>
          <source src="movie.mp4" type="video/mp4">
/* file: styles.css */
#nav-bar {
  position: fixed;
  top: 0px;



  position: fixed;
  flex-direction: column; 


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Try to change id of image to something diffreant other than ‘header’…also remeber about width.
Im not sure you need it inside nav-bar…

Wow, this one was a tough one.

I’m not exactly sure what it is, but you may have some invalid hidden character or something immediately after your #nav-bar CSS section. It would seem there is something wrong at the closing } or immediately after it. Anything immediately following your nav-bar section doesn’t work properly. If you move the whole block of nav-bar to the end, it shows a red error immediately after it but I wasn’t able to identify or remove any invisible characters or anything.

The way I fixed it… highlighted and deleted everything between the end of display:inline-block; and start of #header-img{ and retype it. Its just some empty lines and the closing }, so just delete those lines and the }, retype the } and then it seems to work.

#nav-bar {
  position: fixed;
  top: 0px;
                                 <start selection
}​                                    Delete all between these markers
                                  <end  selection 

hey ! thanks!!! that did it, but how did you know it was that??

Now thats a fun story… dump luck… or trial and error through years of troubleshooting experience.

I mean, first I tried modifying settings, and nothing I typed changed anything. Then I tried simpler stuff, like setting background color and things, and nothing worked. That’s when I felt something was wrong.

So tried styling other items with that section, didn’t work. I thought maybe some invisible item was using the name header-img but couldn’t find it. I then created a new header-img section elsewhere, and that did work, so now I knew the problem was related to that selector section… so I deleted and created a new one there, and it didn’t work, so the problem wasn’t the name, but the location of where I was typing it. Tried moving things around, and that’s when I saw a red error at the bottom of nav-link when I put it at the bottom of the CSS file.

So I put it back in its original position, and started deleting lines of it one at a time, didn’t work. Deleted the whole thing, the rest did work. Put it back, and deleted the bracket at the end… then other code worked… so just determined that’s where a bad invisible character or other corruption must lay.

Deleted that area and replaced it, problem solved… still not sure what was there… maybe a piggy-backed character from a copy/paste or something. Thought about copy and pasting into a software that allowed me to view invisible characters, or write a function to go through characters and get the ASCII or something… but it was late, and I was tired… guess I’ll never know.

thanks for sharing that process, great help to a newbie!! taught me a lot!

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