I have this simple scenario which I'm trying to find a css solution for. I have a page with two divs side by side - div1 and div2. at some point div2 may not be rendered, so I have div1 only and I want to align it to the center. I realized I can do it by changing its margin-left attribute, but first I must check if the other div (div2) was not rendered. how do I do this?
The way I'm reading that last rule is: select .div2 if it is preceded by .div1, whereas I think Eduardo needs something that will select .div1 if it is not followed by by .div2. Am I reading that wrong? If not, then it might need some jQuery, because I believe styling is applied sequentially through the document. That is, there's no look-ahead to see what's coming next. Also, when you say div 2 isn't rendered, do you mean it's not in the DOM (or the page source) or is it there, and just set not to display?
posted 7 years ago
You've read it right, Greg. Anyway I didn't know about those tricks - thank you very much Muhammad.