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iOS Swift 2.0 Basics Swift Types String Manipulation

for interpolated greeting. I have assigned constant :: let name = "Colton" and let greeting = "\(Hi there), \(name)"

or interpolated greeting. I have assigned constant :: let name = "Colton" and let greeting = "(Hi there), (name)"----The code cannot be compiled.

What is wrong?

strings.swift
// Enter your code below
let name = "Colton"
let greeting = "\(Hi there), \(name)"
Leamsi Fontanez
Leamsi Fontanez
2,189 Points

I think the problem is you're treating 'Hi There' as a variable. Try: let greeting = "Hi there, \(name)" And see if it compiles.

1 Answer

Dennis O'Keeffe
Dennis O'Keeffe
32,820 Points

Leamsi is correct. Interpolation is only required for the variable you are including in the string!

From the Apple Documentation:

let multiplier = 3
let message = "\(multiplier) times 2.5 is \(Double(multiplier) * 2.5)"
// message is "3 times 2.5 is 7.5"