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    Hi there,

    this is a basic cascade question which has muddled me a little bit and I’m hoping that someone can throw a light on the best way to approach it. So it’s about lists…..

    I have something like this….

    <header id="main">
    <h1>I don't get it</h1>
    <div id="somethingElse">

    The question is this. Having applied styles to the all the


    ul> in #main i.e

    main ul {some style}

    main li {some style}

    I now want to style the list in the div#somethingElse differently. But it is taking on the styling for the above even if I create new styles for that id i.e the below gets ignored.

    somethingElse ul {some style}/this gets ignored – why?/

    somethingElse li {some style}/this gets ignored – why?/

    Why is this happening exactly and what is the best way to deal with this situation?

    Hope that made sense! Thanks in advance Bev


    It should work….

    Without seeing the actual site or a Codepen it’s hard to nail down exactly what is causing your particular problem.

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