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Use the System.Console.Write() method to print "Enter a book title: " to the console.
task 1 of 2
print "noel" = system.Console.writeLine();
Balazs Peak46,160 Points
You are trying to put a value in a variable, which doesn't exist. The WriteLine function is void, meaning that it does not have a return value.
ReadLine on the other hand, has a return value. It returns the text that the user wrote, and it returns it as a string.
The other problem is that there is no "print" type in C#. Maybe you are coming from another language, and mixing up types and commands. :)
The solution is to call the WriteLine, and pass in the text to write to the console as a parameter.
Console.WriteLine("This text will be written to the console");
Steven Parker228,026 Points
So the instructions say, "Use the System.Console.Write() method to print "Enter a book title: " to the console.".
Here's a few hints:
- you won't use the word "print"
- you won't need your name
- nothing is being assigned, so you also don't need the "=" symbol
- instead of "system.Console.writeLine()" they ask you to use "System.Console.Write()"
- the message needs to go between the parentheses
- the message should be "Enter a book title: "