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JavaScript JavaScript Loops, Arrays and Objects Tracking Data Using Objects The Student Record Search Challenge Solution

SeHyun Choi
SeHyun Choi
3,441 Points

Please help when I type student name it won't show.

CODE

var students = [ 
  { 
   name: 'Dave',
    track: 'Front End Development',
    achievements: 158,
    points: 14730
  },

  {
    name: 'Jody',
    track: 'iOS Development with Swift',
    achievements: '175',
    points: '16375'
  },

  {
    name: 'Jordan',
    track: 'PHP Development',
    achievements: '55',
    points: '2025'
  },

  {
    name: 'John',
    track: 'Learn WordPress',
    achievements: '40',
    points: '1950'
  },

  {
    name: 'Trish',
    track: 'Rails Development',
    achievements: '5',
    points: '350'
  }
];


function print(message) {

    var div = document.write(message);
    return div;
}



var message = "";
var student;
var search;


function getStudentReport( student ) {

    var report = "<h2>Student: " + student.name + "</h2>";
    report += "<p>Track: " + student.track + "</p>";
    report += "<p>Achievenemnts: " + student.achievements + "</p>";
    report += "<p>Points: " + student.points + "</p>";

    return report;
}




while( true ) {

    search = prompt("Type name of student, or type list or type quit");
    search = search.toLowerCase();

    if( search === null || search === "quit" ) {
        break;
    } 


    for( var i = 0; i < students.length; i += 1 ) {

        student = students[i];

        if( student.name === search ) {

            message += getStudentReport( student );
            print(message);

        }




    }



}

1 Answer

You have converted search to lowercase so when checking the name it should be lowercase as well.

if( student.name.toLowerCase() === search ) {