Leo Costa Leo Costa - 5 months ago 45
Sass (Sass) Question

SASS Invalid CSS error on Rails

I'm trying to use http://startbootstrap.com/stylish-portfolio in my rails app however I'm getting the following error in my stylish-portfolio.css.scss.erb file:

ActionView::Template::Error (Invalid CSS after "body ": expected selector or at-rule, was "{"

This is my css file:

@import 'bootstrap'

/* Global Styles */

body {
height: 100%;
width: 100%;

.vert-text {
display: table-cell;
vertical-align: middle;
text-align: center;

.vert-text h1 {
padding: 0;
margin: 0;
font-size: 4.5em;
font-weight: 700;



My guess is that you are missing a semicolon in the stylish-portfolio.css.scss.erb file, maybe after an SCSS variable definition?

Here's the original CSS file I assume you are basing this on, maybe you want to do a diff between that and yours to determine what has changed.

Edit: Yup, apparently there is a missing semicolon after the first line. The @import statement

@import 'bootstrap'

should instead be

@import 'bootstrap';

since you are using the .scss extension. You can omit the semi-colon if you are using the .sass extension.