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    farmlad
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    I recently found some css sample code that prefixed some of the properties with ‘#’ e.g.

    .class {
    #position: relative;
    #top: 50%;
    }

    What does adding ‘#’ do to the property that follows it?

    #193576
    Paulie_D
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    As far as I know..nothing..except disable it. It’s short form of commenting it out.

    Browsers will ignore a property that does not start with a ‘recognised’ character.

    It’s possible someone was trying to comment out the property temporarily.

    http://stackoverflow.com/questions/28023693/using-prefix-for-a-css-class-property

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