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

Marcin Lipski
Marcin Lipski
9,947 Points

Extra challenge solution - page displays multiple records and asks to reload if record not found.

var message = '';
var student;
var search;
var wasFound = false;
function print(message) {
  var outputDiv = document.getElementById('output');
  outputDiv.innerHTML = message;
}

function getStudentReport(student) {
  var report = '<h2>Student: ' + student.name + '</h2>';
  report += '<p>Track: ' + student.track + '</p>';
  report += '<p>Points: ' + student.points + '</p>';
  report += '<p>Achievements: ' + student.achievements + '</p>';
  return report;
}


while (true) {
  search = prompt("Search student records: type a name [Jody] (or type 'quit' to end");
  if (search === null || search.toLowerCase() === "quit") {
    break;} 


 function studentRecords(records) {
  var listHTML =' ';
for ( var i = 0; i < records.length; i+=1)
    if (students[i].name === search)
  { listHTML+='<h2><em>Name: '+ records[i].name + '</em></h2>';
    listHTML+='<p>Track: '+ records[i].track + '</p>';
    listHTML+='<p>Achievements: '+ records[i].achievements + '</p>';
    listHTML+='<p>Points: '+ records[i].points + '</p>';
    wasFound=true
    }
    document.write(listHTML);

}

studentRecords(students);


if (!wasFound) {
      document.write ('No student name. Reload the page to try again.');

  }

  }