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    If/Else Statements in Sass

    Published on April 14, 2016
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      By Mike Street
      Developer and author at DigitalOcean.
      If/Else Statements in Sass

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      An if statement is handy for checking if a variable exists or matches something:

      $var: true !default; // Can be overridden elsewhere
      @if $var == true {
        // Conditional code
      $other: single;
      @if $other == single {
        // Code for if it’s single
      } @else if $other == double {
        // Double code
      } @else {
        // Default if it’s neither

      Make sure that if your variable properties are stored with quotes around them, your @if statement checks that too. (e.g. $other ==‘single’).

      if statements can be useful for mixins for checking variables or in libraries to include or exclude code.

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