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How to add the file chapter1.txt to the staging area for committing?

Hello, I put > git add "chapter1.txt" but continue to get question incorrect.

2 Answers

Antonio De Rose
Antonio De Rose
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you are actually adding files into git, when you do so, you cannot use them as strings,, when you use them as strings, that is only for messages like git commit -m 'anything of you like'

but for this time git add chapter1.txt

Thank you Antonio for pointing out a subtle difference between the add and commit commands: add -> do NOT use quotes around file name and extension commit -> USE quotes around file name and extension

That really helped me out with this challenge question!

Thanks Antonio!