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C# ASP.NET MVC Basics Modeling and Presenting Data Using Strongly Typed Views


Update the Detail.cshtml view to be a strongly typed view. Add a model directive to strongly type the view using the Treehouse.Models.VideoGame data model type. Replace the ViewBag Title, Description, and Characters property references with the respective Model properties.

Why do i get this error?? Did you remove any of the provided markup?

using System.Web.Mvc;
using Treehouse.Models;

namespace Treehouse.Controllers
    public class VideoGamesController : Controller
        public ActionResult Detail()
            var videoGame = new VideoGame()
                Title = "Super Mario 64",
                Description = "Super Mario 64 is a 1996 platform video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 64.",
                Characters = new string[]
                    "Princess Peach",

            return View(videoGame);
@model Treehouse.Models.VideoGame

    ViewBag.PageTitle = "Video Game Detail";


<h5>Favorite: @Model.Favorite</h5>


        @foreach (var character in Model.Characters)
namespace Treehouse.Models
    // Don't make any changes to this class!
    public class VideoGame
        public int Id { get; set; }
        public string Title { get; set; }
        public string Description { get; set; }
        public string[] Characters { get; set; }
        public string Publisher { get; set; }

        public string DisplayText
                return Title + " (" + Publisher + ")";

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,005 Points

You may not have removed anything, but it's different now.

In this case, you seem to have added a completely new line that wasn't there before (and not asked for by the challenge). It's an h5 header that displays the "favorite". How did that get in there?