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C# C# Objects Encapsulation and Arrays Ternary If

Kiem Ruach
Kiem Ruach
2,267 Points

C# Challenge

I dont know what Im missing here

int value = -1;
string textColor = null;
    (value < 0)
    textColor = "red";
    textColor = "green";

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
215,372 Points

A ternary should not be used to control statement execution, that's what "if" is good for.

Instead, the entire ternary expression can be the value used in an assignment statement. A typical use of a ternary might have a structure like this:

somevariable = conditional_expression ? value_if_true : value_if_false;
Kiem Ruach
Kiem Ruach
2,267 Points

Ok i see thank you.