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03 November 2016

SASS Problem with Compass - can't extend nested selectors

While compiling materialize.scss with compass to override some trivial classes as in the getting started guide, I got this annoying error.

error scss/screen.scss (Line 9: Can't extend .blue .lighten-4: can't extend nested selectors) Compilation failed in 1 files.

I was trying to apply this as shown in the materialize.css guide: http://materializecss.com/color.html

.ilike-blue-container {
    @extend .blue-text, .text-lighten-4;
}

Everyone on the stackoverflow guesses without a reasonable source of problem; I have come to this conclusion after just few scrolls on sass documentation.



The problem is using wrong sytax while extending another .class.
http://sass-lang.com/documentation/file.SASS_REFERENCE.html#multiple_extends


.ilike-blue-container {
    @extend .blue-text;
    @extend .text-lighten-4;

}