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JavaScript JavaScript Loops, Arrays and Objects Tracking Data Using Objects The Student Record Search Challenge Solution

Mariana Castilho
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Mariana Castilho
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Different logic but I guess it shoud work

Hi! I did the challenge using a slightly different structure but I guess it should work...but after I enter the student name in the prompt, nothing is displayed in the page.

while(true) {

  var input = prompt('Selecione nome para pesquisar');

  if(input.toLowerCase() === 'quit' || input === null) {
    break;
  } else {

    for (var i = 0; i < student.length; i += 1) {
      studentName = student[i].name;
      if(studentName === input) {

    message += '<h2>Student: ' + student.name + '</h2>';
    message += '<p>Track: ' + student.track + '</p>';
    message += '<p>Points: ' + student.points + '</p>';
    message += '<p>Achievements: ' + student.achievements + '</p>';

        print(message);
  }
  }

  }
}

1 Answer

Dmitry Polyakov
Dmitry Polyakov
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When you loop through students array in your for loop you need to grab the student object, not just student's name

studentName = student[i].name; - this line might cause the issue

We have student variable initialised at the top and we need to assign student object to this variable

student = students[i];