LESS - Variables Interpolation Properties


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Description

The variables can be referenced by properties.

Example

The following example demonstrates the use of variables referenced by properties in the LESS files −

<html>
   <head>
      <link rel = "stylesheet" href = "style.css" type = "text/css" />
      <title>LESS Variables Interpolation Properties</title>
   </head>

   <body>
      <div class = "myclass">
         <h2>Welcome to Tutorialspoint</h2>
         <p>LESS is a CSS pre-processor that enables customizable, 
         manageable and reusable style sheet for web site.</p>
      </div>
   </body>
</html>

Now create the file style.less.

style.less

@my-property: color;
.myclass {
   background-@{my-property}: #81F7D8;
}

You can compile the style.less to style.css by using the following command −

lessc style.less style.css

Execute the above command; it will create the style.css file automatically with the following code −

style.css

.myclass {
   background-color: #81F7D8;
}

Output

Follow these steps to see how the above code works −

  • Save the above html code in the less_variables_interpolation_properties.html file.

  • Open this HTML file in a browser, the following output will get displayed.

LESS Variables Interpolation Properties
less_variables.htm

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