Can I override any parent file with a child file?
For example, in my parent (besides the style.css) there is a CSS folder with a file layout.css. i.e. parentTheme/css/layout.css.
Some of the styles (like the #sidebar) that I want to override are in this file. So I created the same structure in my child theme: childTheme/css/layout.css, but the changes are not affecting. When I inspect it with firebug, it is still pointing to parentTheme/css/layout.css. (note the childTheme/style.css is overriding as expected).
Another odd thing is that the div holding the sidebar has a class="primary", but there is no ".primary" class anywhere in any stylesheet.
This exercise has come about because I'm trying the make the sidebar into the horizontal (menu) bar stretching 100% across the top. Am I correct in assuming that if a change the #sidebar width to 100% (from 22%) if will achieve this.
Firebug gives me this
<div id="content" class="col-full"> <section id="breadcrumbs"> <div id="main" class="col-left"> <aside id="sidebar" class="col-full"> <div class="primary"> </aside> </div>
I changed the class from col-left to col-full and sidebar width to 100%. The wp is still reading the parent, so I'm assuming that is the reason there is no change, but if I can get it to read the correct file, will this likely have the effect I want? (assuming that class="primary" is doing nothing.