Styling Across Breakpoints

CORE CONCEPTS

CORE CONCEPTS

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Intro to Style Panel

Intro to Style Panel

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HTML Tags

HTML Tags

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Classes

Classes

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Combo Classes

Combo Classes

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Style Manager

Style Manager

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Text Style Inheritance

Text Style Inheritance

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Interaction

Interaction

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States

States

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Transitions

Transitions

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Responsive Design

Responsive Design

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Intro to Responsive Design

Intro to Responsive Design

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Intro to Breakpoints

Intro to Breakpoints

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Styling Across Breakpoints

Styling Across Breakpoints

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Typography Styles

Typography Styles

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Intro to Web Typography

Intro to Web Typography

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Advanced Typography Styles

Advanced Typography Styles

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Typography Units

Typography Units

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Line Height

Line Height

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Text Shadow

Text Shadow

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Background & Border Styles

Background & Border Styles

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Background Styles Overview

Background Styles Overview

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Background Image

Background Image

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Background Gradient

Background Gradient

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Border

Border

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Border Radius

Border Radius

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Box Shadow

Box Shadow

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3D Styles

3D Styles

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Intro to 3D

Intro to 3D

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3D Perspective

3D Perspective

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2D & 3D Transforms

2D & 3D Transforms

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Effects

Effects

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Opacity

Opacity

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Filters

Filters

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Cursors

Cursors

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Color

Color

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Color Picker & Swatches

Color Picker & Swatches

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Color Values

Color Values

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We know that setting style values on one view, like Desktop, can affect values in other views. These style values cascade down through the different views, unless something is added or overridden. If that's the case, that new or changed value cascades as well.

Here we'll cover adding & changing values, determining inheritance, and clearing values.

Let's talk first about adding and changing values.

Three buttons. The buttons are sitting side-by-side.

If we switch between our views, we can see that things look fine on Desktop and Tablet, but on Mobile Landscape, we have a bit of crowding. Our buttons wrap a bit. Here on Mobile Landscape, we can set our button class to block. And we'll make an adjustment to our bottom margin so things don't look weird.

Over in Mobile Portrait? These changes cascaded down just fine. Back in the Desktop view, let's make a couple more changes. First, let's adjust our padding. Making changes to both sides at once by holding down option or alt while dragging. Then we'll go down and change the background color.

So what happens? Our padding and our background color changes went all the way down through all our views. Even though we made some changes in Mobile Landscape? That didn't stop the other style changes (padding and background color) from making their way down to Mobile Portrait.

Let's go to Tablet view. And we'll change the background color again. Once we're done here, we'll switch over to Desktop. As expected, since style values cascade down, the desktop color is exactly where we left it. If we explore Mobile Landscape? And Mobile Portrait? The background color cascaded perfectly.

Now things can start to get complicated. That's fine. Cascading and inheritance of these values can sometimes be a lot to keep track of. We recommend writing down these changes on a legal pad. Except we don't. Because there's a much better way to go about...

Determining inheritance. Let's go to Mobile Portrait. Of course, no style values have been set here. So if we click the indicator to determine the inheritance of padding, for instance? We can see that it's inheriting those values from the changes we made in the Desktop view. The background color? It's getting the value here from Tablet. And the display setting? Our full width? That's coming from Mobile Landscape.

Pressing the indicators can help us quickly determine where a style value is coming from. And at any time, we can go into the inheritance menu to see all the classes or tags that have styles affecting the current class in Mobile Portrait. And we can click to style any of those as well.

But wait. What if we clear the background color on Tablet? Let's go over to Tablet. And clear the background color on Tablet.

We should use this time to switch numbers. Dale, can you switch? Fantastic. Thank you, sir.

On Tablet, now that we just cleared that value, we can click the background color indicator to show that the color is now being inherited from Desktop. We can click through any of our views and make those changes at any time. If we want to clear a value? We simply click on the blue indicator, and we remove that style.

So. When it comes to editing styles on these breakpoints, we can add or change values anywhere, determine the inheritance by clicking on our indicators, and clear style values at any time.