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If/Else Statements in Sass

Published on April 14, 2016
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    Mike Street

    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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