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C# C# Objects Encapsulation and Arrays Ternary If

I don't know how to do this. Help...

I don't know how to do this code.

int value = -1;
string textColor = null;

if (value < 0)
    textColor = "red";
    textColor = "green";

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,018 Points

The object is to use a ternary expression here.

Without giving a spoiler, here's a generic example of using a ternary:

YourVariable = (ComparisonExpression) ? Value_if_True : Value_if_False;

So using this, you can covert everything involving textColor into a single line.

Jon Wood
Jon Wood
9,884 Points

Are you doing anything with the textColor variable? Maybe you need to Console.WriteLine it. Also, instead of initializing the string to null, initialize it to "" or String.Empty. That may prevent some weird bugs.