Welcome to the Treehouse Community

Want to collaborate on code errors? Have bugs you need feedback on? Looking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project? Get support with fellow developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels here with the Treehouse Community! While you're at it, check out some resources Treehouse students have shared here.

Looking to learn something new?

Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today.

Start your free trial

C# C# Basics (Retired) Console I/O Console I/O

ultan gannon
ultan gannon
5,688 Points

I don't even know what I'm doing wrong here again!

I don't know how to set the input to be a variable

CodeChallenge.cs
System.Console.Write ("Enter a book title: ");
System.Console.ReadLine();
string bookTitle;
Patrick Masters
Patrick Masters
15,776 Points

Hey Ultan,

So you have all the ingredients, just slightly out of order ;)

System.Console.Readline() will RETURN the value from the console input. So since you want to store it in a var, you'll set that var equal to this like so:

System.Console.Write ("Enter a book title: ");
string bookTitle = System.Console.ReadLine();
System.Console.Write (bookTitle); //will output what they typed in

1 Answer