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JavaScript jQuery Basics Working with jQuery Collections Working with jQuery-Specific Selectors

Martin Coutts
Martin Coutts
18,154 Points

Doing what the challenge asks but still failing?

This asks me to use the .show method to show hidden elements which is happening when I preview but the challenge says unexpected ast node error

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
    <title>Document</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" type="text/css" media="screen" title="no title" charset="utf-8">
</head>
<body>
    <h2>Star Trek Characters</h2>

    <ul class="character-list">
        <li>Captain Jean Luc Picard</li>
        <li>Data</li>
        <li>Warf</li>
        <li>Dr. Crusher</li>
    </ul>

    <div>I am supposed to stay hidden!</div>    

    <script
    src="jquery-3.2.1.min.js"></script>
    <script src="app.js"></script>
</body>
</html>
app.js
const $listItems = $('li:hidden');
$listItems.show();

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
221,292 Points

I don't see anything technically wrong with this, but it's not validating correctly. You might find the challenge more willing to accept a single statement that applies "show" method directly to the selected jQuery object.

And you may want to report this as a bug directly to the Support folks.

Martin Coutts
Martin Coutts
18,154 Points

Thanks for the answer, I took another look at it and I was overcomplicating things it just wanted $('li:hidden').show();