@import in CSS

David Grieve david.grieve at oracle.com
Thu Apr 9 11:34:39 UTC 2015

Yes. The details are in 
http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS2/cascade.html#cascading-order, but here is the 
excerpt that matters: " if two declarations have the same weight, origin 
and specificity, the latter specified wins. Declarations in imported 
style sheets are considered to be before any declarations in the style 
sheet itself."

On 4/9/15 1:42 AM, Tom Eugelink wrote:
> Does the order in which things appear in a CSS have influence on the 
> behavior?
> Tom
> On 8-4-2015 23:22, David Grieve wrote:
>> The spec says that if there is an @import it has to appear first 
>> before any rule, except @charset, if present.
>> On 4/8/15 5:12 PM, Tom Eugelink wrote:
>>> I'm currently porting and reworking some gauges from Enzo to 
>>> JFXtras. One of things that gets reworked involves that all gauges 
>>> will have custom colored segments. These segments can be preset 
>>> using colorschemes (e.g. green to red in 10 steps), so the CSS for 
>>> these colors are shared over all gauges. I tried using @import, but 
>>> since it is required to be the first lines in a CSS, I'm suspecting 
>>> that is the reason it is not working as expected.
>>> Is there any intention to allow these imports to occur half way in a 
>>> file? Placeholder-and-replace alike (#include), so to speak.
>>> Tom

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