FAQ: Flexbox - flex

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On that excercise, I have been playing with the measurments of flex-basis, I have changed flex-basis from 10px to 1000px and nothing changes, why?

This is from Layout with Flexbox. To test your change I added a middle to the markup.

  <div class="container" id="middle">
    <div class="side"></div>
    <div class="center"></div>
    <div class="side"></div>

and then in the CSS, add,

#middle .side {
  flex: 1 2 75px;

#middle .center {
  flex: 2 1 1000px;

and got this…

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