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C# C# Objects Encapsulation and Arrays Ternary If

I do not understand with my solution does not work. I use VS and work well

whit it is not working? I test on my VS and work well.

int value = -1; string textColor = null; return (value < 0 ) ? (textColor = "red") : textColor = "green";

int value = -1;
string textColor = null;

value < 0 ? textColor = "red" : textColor = "green";

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,026 Points

Ternaries should be used to select between values, not to control statement execution (that's what "if" is for).

So a more typical use of a ternary to make an assignment (and what the challenge expects) would be like this:

variable = expression ? value_if_true : value_if_false;