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Discussion on: Is it really !important?

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Sebastian Stamm

I came across a scenario where we had to use !important to apply styling.

We were using a library that created elements with inline-styles. We wanted to overwrite the default (inline) styles of the library, so other than forking the library or adjusting the inline style with Javascript, !important was our only option.

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Kayla Sween Author

Overriding styles from external libraries wasn’t on my mind when I wrote this, but that is a good case to use !important. Thanks!