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C# C# Objects Encapsulation and Arrays Ternary If

Code seems good to me, works in Repl, but "recheck work" disagrees with the feedback "Did you include the boolean expres

Code seems good to me, works in Repl, but "recheck work" disagrees with the feedback "Did you include the boolean expression to evaluate?"

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

// (value < 0) or value < 0 makes no difference. So yes, the boolean expression is there, before the question mark.

CodeChallenge.cs
int value = -1;
string textColor = null;
(value < 0) ? textColor = "red" : textColor = "green";

2 Answers

It looks like you need to write as:

textColor = (value < 0) ? "red" : "green";

You are right Mark; that did pass the test. Assigning a value IN a 'ternary if' is also less readable then assigning the value OF a 'ternary if' to a variable. Less error prone too. Good solution.

If that automatically means that this is 'ugly':

(value < 0) ? textColor1 =  "red" : textColor2 = "green";

and should be this:

if (value < 0)
  {
  textColor1 =  "red";
  }
else 
  {
  textColor2 =  "green";
  }

I do not know.