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Development Tools Introduction to Git First Commits First Commits

Bummer: You don't need to pass any command-line options.

I removed the command line option and its still not working. Could someone help me?

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi, Thea Partin! I received your request for assistance. It'd be helpful to know what step of the challenge you're on and what you've tried :smiley:

Looking forward to hearing back! :sparkles:

git -a "chapter1.txt" Jennifer Nordell

Add the file chapter1.txt to the staging area for committing. Jennifer Nordell

2 Answers

In this case, it's not really a Git-oriented command, per se... It's a common terminal/command line (bash shell) command.

This passed for me:

cd novel

...which assumes that 'novel' is a subdirectory of your current working local directory. You can use:


to list all files & folder (contents) in/of the current directory to know for sure. More info: https://www.educative.io/blog/bash-shell-command-cheat-sheet

I'm working with git for this exercise.

I figured it out its git add chapter1.txt