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iOS Build a Simple iPhone App (iOS7) Creating a Data Collection Create an NSArray Property

Peter Fazekas
Peter Fazekas
896 Points

im stuck at the ios development crystal ball app challenge 3rd objective

this is my code and it still says an error please help

import "THViewController.h"

@implementation THViewController

  • (void)viewDidLoad { [super viewDidLoad];

self.quotes =[[NSArray alloc] initWithObjects: @"Haters gonna hate", @"Life is simple, not easy", @"Winners never quit, quitters never win", nil];

self.quoteLabel = [self.quote objectAtIndex:1];

}

@end

2 Answers

you should add the dot "text" property, to be like this :

self.quoteLabel.text = [self.quote objectAtIndex:1];

because you code will make the label itself a string which will make the app crashes, you should change the text of the label instead

You want to assign something to the text of the UILabel, so you should use self.quoteLabel.text. Also, make sure you are calling objectAtIndex on self.quotes rather than self.quote.

See below:

self.quoteLabel.text = [self.quotes objectAtIndex:1];