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    Sass @each Loops

    Published on May 3, 2016
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      By Mike Street
      Developer and author at DigitalOcean.
      Sass @each Loops

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      If you’ve got a Sass Map or Lists you can loop through them, rather than addressing each key separately. At the beginning of the @each loop, you assign a variable to be used inside the loop:

      $shapes: triangle, square, circle;
      @each $shape in $shapes {
        .icon-#{$shape} {
          background-image: url('/images/#{$shape}.jpg');
      $map: (
        h1: 20px,
        h2: 16px,
        h3: 14px
      @each $element, $size in $map {
        #{$element} {
          font-size: $size;

      If concatenating the variable with a string, or using it as a class/element, the variable will need to be preceded with a #{ and prepended with a } to tell the compiler you actually mean the variable.

      You are also able to nest loops inside of loops, if your map is multi levels deep.

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