Combining the flexbox sizing properties using the flex shorthand

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The flex shorthand makes it easier to declare flex-shrink, flex-grow, and flex-basis, but it sometimes has unexpected results because the defaults differ.

Raunaq Sahni
Raunaq Sahni
~ 2 years ago

Hello Garth,

When using the flex shorthand notation, both flex-grow and flex-shrink default to 1 and flex-basis defaults to 0. However, when using the flex-basis notation, flex-grow defaults to 0 and flex-shrink defaults to 1. Did I get that right?