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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Storing and Tracking Information with Variables The Variable Challenge

I would like to break my document.write object string in several lines.

Why "\n" does not break line?

Code:

var name = prompt("Hej, what's your name?"); var start = prompt("Would you like to play a game?"); var feel = prompt('How do you feel today?'); var place = prompt("Where would you like to be today?"); var blocker = prompt("What is holding you back?");

alert("ok, I would like to say something.");

var message = "Chillax " + name + "!"+ "\n" + " There is nothing special about to feeling " + feel + "." + "\n" + " Speaking about" + '"' + place + '"' + " it's just direction." + "\n" + " You are the only one person who can impact " + "'" + blocker + "'" + " as others may not realize that " + "'" + blocker + "'" + " may be slowing you down." + "\n" + start + ", everything is possible!";

document.write (message);

How I could paste code that it would look great, same as in workspace or in IDE?

1 Answer

Hi Martins,

You are rendering to HTML so you need to give the HTML line break to work. I's <br> instead of the javascript \n character. So try it like this and it will work:

var name = prompt("Hej, what's your name?"); var start = prompt("Would you like to play a game?"); var feel = prompt('How do you feel today?'); var place = prompt("Where would you like to be today?"); var blocker = prompt("What is holding you back?");

alert("ok, I would like to say something.");

var message = "Chillax " + name + "!"+ "<br>" + " There is nothing special about to feeling " + feel + "." + "<br>" + " Speaking about" + '"' + place + '"' + " it's just direction." + "<br>" + " You are the only one person who can impact " + "'" + blocker + "'" + " as others may not realize that " + "'" + blocker + "'" + " may be slowing you down." + "<br>" + start + ", everything is possible!";

document.write (message);

Edit: If you log to the console you will need the \n character since it's not HTML that you are rendering. Also, take a look at the cheatsheet underneath your post for a reference on how to post code. You need 3 backticks (`) followed by the name of your programming language to open code. 3 backticks will close it again.

Thank you Elian.