Welcome to the Treehouse Community

The Treehouse Community is a meeting place for developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels to get support. Collaborate here on code errors or bugs that you need feedback on, or asking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project. Join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today. (Note: Only Treehouse students can comment or ask questions, but non-students are welcome to browse our conversations.)

Looking to learn something new?

Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and a supportive community. Start your free trial today.

iOS Swift Basics Swift Types String Manipulation

How I can combine text "Hi there," with other constant in the same line??

Second, declare a constant named greeting. Set the value of greeting to an interpolated string that combines "Hi there, " with the string stored in the name constant. ----> how I can do an interpolated string that combines text and another constant???

strings.swift
// Enter your code below
let name = "Damian"
let greeting = "\(Hi there,), \(name)"

2 Answers

\( ) is for variables.

so the plain text is just as plain text within the double quotes.

like this:

// Enter your code below
let name = "Damian"
let greeting = "Hi there, \(name)"

This practice is called "string interpolation". Every language has their own way of doing it. If you ever forget how to do it or want to learn how to do it in a language you're not familiar with you can google "string interpolation in <language>"

Thanks, really appreciate it : )