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C# ASP.NET MVC Basics Views Displaying a List of Values

I am frustrated and confused

I have duplicated as best as I understand, the code displayed in Displaying a list with Rasor Any suggestions as to what i AM DOING WRONG AND OR NOT UNDERSTANDING WOULD BE APPRECIATED

Detail.cshtml
@{
    Layout = null;

    var title = "Super Mario 64";
    var description = "Super Mario 64 is a 1996 platform video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 64.";
    var characters = new string[]
    {
        "Mario",
        "Princess Peach",
        "Bowser",
        "Toad",03:0403:04
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        "Yoshi"03:04
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    };
}

<!DOCTYPE html>

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<head>
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width" />03:04
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    <title>Video Game Detail</title>
</head>
<body>
    <div>
        <h1>@title</h1>

        <h5>Description:</h5>
        <div>@html.Raw(description)</div>

      @if (character.length > 0)
      {        
        <h5>Characters:</h5>
        <div>
            <ul>
                @foreach (var character in characters)
              {
              <li>@character</li>
              }
            </ul>
        </div>
      }
    </div>
</body>
</html>

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1 Answer

Hello, you probably wanted to check if array of characters has length greater than zero, but you have character. However,you do not need to check it, if array exists and has length 0 loop does not start. Everything else should be good. I did it like this:

@foreach (string character in characters)
{
     <li>@character</li>
}