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              <h1>My personal take on how to style half of a character</h1>
 <p>Taken from this post: <a href="http://stackoverflow.com/questions/23569441/is-it-possible-to-apply-css-to-half-of-a-character" target="_blank">Is it possible to apply CSS to half of a character?</a></p>
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<span class="half-character"></span>
<div class="notes">
  <h3>Personal notes:</h3>
  <ul>
    <li>The main reason I did this was to test myself and see if I was able to accomplish styling half of a character while actually providing a meaningful answer to the OP.</li>
    <li>I am aware that this is not an ideal or the most scalable solution and the solutions proposed by the people in the post are far better for "real world" scenarios.</li>
    <li>The CSS code I created is based on the first thoughts that came to my mind and my own personal approach to the problem.</li>
    <li>My solution only works on symmetrical characters, like X, A, O, M. ** It does not work for asymmetrical chracters like B, C, F, K or lower case letters.</li>
    <li><strong>** HOWEVER</strong>, this approach creates very interesting 'shapes' with asymmetrical characters. Try changing the X to a K or to a lower case letter like an <em>h</em> or a <em>p</em> in the CSS :)</li>
  </ul>
</div>
<hr>
<p>Created by <a href="http://ricardozea.me/" target="_blank">Ricardo Zea</a></p>
<time datetime="5-16-2014">Created on: April, 2014</time>
            
          
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              .half-character { display: inline-block; font: bold 350px/.8 Arial; position: relative;
  &:before, &:after {
    content: 'X'; //Change character here
    display: inline-block;
    width: 49%;
    overflow: hidden;
    color: #7db9e8;
  }
  &:after {
    position: absolute;
    top: 0;
    left: 49%;
    color: #1e5799;
    transform:rotatey(-180deg);
  }
}

/*Styling stuff, not needed for demo*/
.half-character, .notes { text-align: left; }
h1 { text-transform: capitalize; }
time { font-size: 11px; color:rgba(white,.2); }
.notes { width: 80%; margin: 50px auto 0; padding: 10px 20px; background: rgba(black,.15); font-size: .9em; }
.new-window { position: relative; padding-right: 16px;
  &:after { content:''; display: block; width: 14px; height: 12px; position: absolute; top: 10%; right: 0; background: url(https://i.stack.imgur.com/3H2PQ.png) no-repeat; }
}

            
          
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              //Add a title to the links that open in a new tab/window
$("a[target='_blank']").attr({title:'Opens in a new tab/window'}).addClass('new-window');
            
          
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