Code Inspection: Properties may probably be replaced with a shorthand
If a CSS ruleset contains a number of longhand properties that do not constitute a complete set then this inspection suggests transforming the properties into a shorthand form.
For example, 2 properties:
outline-style may be replaced with a single
outline one.However such replacement is not 100% equivalent because shorthands reset all omitted sub-values to their initial states.In this example, switching to the
outline shorthand means that
outline-width is also set to its initial value, which is
This inspection doesn't handle full sets of longhand properties (when switching to shorthand is 100% safe). For such cases see the 'Properties may be safely replaced with a shorthand' inspection instead.