CSS for questions and answers

The following markdown questions and answers will be colored:

- #question Does this work? (bold)
  - #answer Yes, it does (italic)
  - #[[answer]] answer in brackets
  - #answer2 he that's nice, tag rewritten with CSS 
  - #answer3 also no tag at all!
  - #[[answer foo]] so foo
  - #[[correct answer]] so correct
- #question This one has no answer! #foo

Result:

CSS:

a.tag[data-ref="question"] 
{ background: var(--ls-primary-background-color);
  background-size: 100%;
  /* color: var(--ls-primary-text-color); */
  color: red;
  padding: 4px 5px 4px 5px;
  font-size: 13px;
  line-height: 1em;
  font-weight: 500;
  border-radius: 5px 5px 5px 5px;
  border-style: solid;
  /* border-color: var(--ls-link-ref-text-color); */
  border-color: blue;
  border-width: thin;
  position:relative;
  box-shadow: 0px 1px 3px -1px #000000, 0px -1px 5px  #DFDFDF;
}
a.tag[data-ref="question"] .bracket {
  display: none;
}
a.tag[data-ref="question"]::before {
  content:                          "🤔";
  padding-right:                    2px;
} 

a.tag[data-ref="answer"] { 
  background: var(--ls-primary-background-color) !important;
  background-size: 100%;
  /* color: var(--ls-primary-text-color); */
  color: blue;
  padding: 4px 5px 4px 5px;
  font-size: 13px;
  line-height: 1em;
  font-weight: 500;
  border-radius: 5px 5px 5px 5px;
  border-style: solid;
  /* border-color: var(--ls-link-ref-text-color); */
  border-color: red;
  border-width: thin;
  position:relative;
  box-shadow: 0px 1px 3px -1px #000000, 0px -1px 5px  #DFDFDF;
}
a.tag[data-ref="answer"]::before {
  content:                          "📚";
  padding-right:                    2px;
} 


a.tag[data-ref="answer2"] {
  visibility: hidden;  
  margin: 0 1em 0 0;
}
a.tag[data-ref="answer2"]::before {
  visibility: visible;
  display: block;
  position: absolute;
  width: fit-content;
  /* font-size: 1em !important; */
  color: blue;
  content:     "📓Answer:";
  padding: 0 0 3px 0;
} 

a.tag[data-ref="answer3"] {
  /* hides the tag itself */
  background-color:                   transparent !important;
  /* filter: brightness(90%); */
  font-size:                          0px !important;
}
a.tag[data-ref="answer3"]::before { 
  background-color: green;
  /* background-color: var(--ls-block-bullet-color); */
  position:                         relative;
  top:                              4px;
  content:                          "";
  display:                           inline-block;
  /* not the nicest, but is needed for newlines */
  left:                             0px;
  -webkit-mask-box-image: url("data:image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAAB4AAAAeCAYAAAA7MK6iAAAABmJLR0QA/wD/AP+gvaeTAAAArklEQVRIie2VQQrCMBBFHx6ixxG3SqXn8QAFD6W1uBGsO49S3TYumkARmklSEbHzYHaZvGQg+aD8AAVQAw/gCVTAKqDvDNyALEW6B8xI7YTeq113j5UXHqkBOmDt6c+sNFpeC2IDHIU9kuRtgDi2mnfJIuQk3+KEfINK2CNp1FtB2gGbT0sdpUcsPacmVerI6Ufa2joAy4C+CxM+EGUeaDppOmk6DdF0ikLT6T94AaOaxvn6InGsAAAAAElFTkSuQmCC");
  mask-position:                    center;
  width:                            1rem;
  height:                           1rem;
}

/* Note that `answer` also starts and ends with answer, */ 
/* so you need to override this one with `!important` */

/* Starts with answer */
a.tag[data-ref^="answer"] {
  background-color: orange;
}
/* Ends with answer */
a.tag[data-ref$="answer"] {
  background-color: lightgreen;
}



/* Setting background */
/* Questions and answers */
[data-refs-self*='"question"'] > .flex-row {
  font-weight: bold;
  background-color: red;
}
[data-refs-self*='"answer"'] > .flex-row {
  font-style: italic;
}
[data-refs-self*='"question"'][data-refs*='"answer"'],
[data-refs-self*='"question"'][data-refs*='"answer"'] > .flex-row {
  background-color: rgb(243, 240, 230) !important;
}

Hi, would you know know how I can add a specific color to the priority tags ? (/A /B and /C)

Thanks!

I don’t do a lot of css-styling so lack enough background knowledge for an in-depth answer, but you can find the specific tags you need by using the developer-tools (View > Toggle Developer Tools), it will be something along the line of:

a.priority {
    color: blue !important;
    background-color: peru !important;
  }

!important is bad practice, but helps to quickly override other settings

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