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JavaScript DOM Scripting By Example Editing and Filtering Names Fix DOM Manipulation Code

MOISE MBAKOP NOUKEU
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MOISE MBAKOP NOUKEU
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hello guys , i have a problem with the condition that can make this code run , can i get some help ?

const laws = document.getElementsByTagName('li'); const indexText = document.getElementById('boldIndex'); const button = document.getElementById('embolden');

button.addEventListener('click', (e) => { const index = parseInt(indexText.value, 10);

for (let i = 0; i < laws.length; i += 1) {
   let law = laws[i];

   // replace 'false' with a correct test condition on the line below
   if (false) {

       law.style.fontWeight = 'bold';
   } else {
       law.style.fontWeight = 'normal';
   }
}

});

app.js
const laws = document.getElementsByTagName('li');
const indexText = document.getElementById('boldIndex');
const button = document.getElementById('embolden');

button.addEventListener('click', (e) => {
    const index = parseInt(indexText.value, 10);

    for (let i = 0; i < laws.length; i += 1) {
       let law = laws[i];

       // replace 'false' with a correct test condition on the line below
       if (false) {

           law.style.fontWeight = 'bold';
       } else {
           law.style.fontWeight = 'normal';
       }
    }
});
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <title>Newton's Laws</title>
</head>
<body>
  <h1>Newton's Laws of Motion</h1>
  <ul>
    <li>An object in motion tends to stay in motion, unless acted on by an outside force.</li>
    <li>Acceleration is dependent on the forces acting upon an object and the mass of the object.</li>
    <li>For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.</li>
  </ul>
  <input type="text" id="boldIndex">
  <button id="embolden">Embolden</button>
  <script src="app.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

2 Answers

The challenge states: We want to be able to enter a 0, 1 or 2 in the text field to embolden the list item with the corresponding index

You are looping through the list item indexes with i. The entered value is provided as index. Where these two match is the condition you need.

law is an element. You want to match it's index i