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C# C# Basics (Retired) Perfect Validating Input

Code is not validating the <=0 if statemenet

When I run my code with the
if(minutes <= 0) { Console.WriteLine(minutes + " is not an acceptable value."); continue; }

the program still seems to jump to the else if statement "Better then nothing"

here is the full code thank you in advance for the help

using System;

namespace Fitness.AP
{
class Program
  {
      static void Main()
      {  
        int runningTotal = 0;

          bool keepGoing = true;

      while(keepGoing)  {
        // Prompt user for minutes exercised 
           Console.Write("Enter how many minutes you exercised or type \"quit\" to exit:" +" ");
        // gathering input from user
          string workoutmin = System.Console.ReadLine(); 
           if(workoutmin == "quit")
                {
                    keepGoing = false;
                }
                else
                {
       int minutes = int.Parse(workoutmin);

             if(minutes <= 0)
                    {
                        Console.WriteLine(minutes + " is not an acceptable value.");
                        continue;
                    }
                    else if(minutes <= 10)
                    {
                        Console.WriteLine("Better than nothing, am I right?");
                    }
                    else if(minutes <= 30)
                    {
                        Console.WriteLine("Way to go hot stuff!");
                    }
                    else if(minutes <= 60)
                    {
                        Console.WriteLine("You must be a ninja warrior in training!");
                    }
                    else
                    {        
                        Console.WriteLine("Okay, now you're just showing off!");
                    }



        runningTotal= runningTotal + minutes;
        //writing  user input back to them
     Console.Write("You have entered:" + " " + runningTotal +   " "  + "Minutes"  + "\r\n " ); 

        }

      }
      Console.WriteLine("Bye");
      }
}
}
Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,981 Points

To allow a full analysis of the issue, make a snapshot of your workspace and post the link to it here.

What exactly did you type in as the input?

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,981 Points

This program seems to build and run without errors.

You will see the "Better than nothing, am I right?" message when you enter a number between 1 and 10 (inclusive).

Erik Gabor
Erik Gabor
6,427 Points

I think the problem is that you run and older .exe and you did not compile the current modifications. I've tested the program for negative and 0 values and it does not go to "Better than nothing"