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JavaScript jQuery Basics Working with jQuery Collections Working with jQuery-Specific Selectors

Show the hidden list items

Very easy challenge I tought, but I can't see what I am doing wrong. "Unexpected AST node type passed to processExpressionStatement method: VariableDeclaration" - what does it mean?

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
    <title>Document</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" type="text/css" media="screen" title="no title" charset="utf-8">
</head>
<body>
    <h2>Star Trek Characters</h2>

    <ul class="character-list">
        <li>Captain Jean Luc Picard</li>
        <li>Data</li>
        <li>Warf</li>
        <li>Dr. Crusher</li>
    </ul>

    <div>I am supposed to stay hidden!</div>    

    <script
    src="jquery-3.2.1.min.js"></script>
    <script src="app.js"></script>
</body>
</html>
app.js
var $hidden = $('li:hidden');
$hidden.show();

3 Answers

Adam Beer
Adam Beer
11,314 Points

Hi Ioana! You're doing absolutely correct just don't use "var $hidden" variable. Use your code in one row.

$("li:hidden").show();

Hi Iona, you almost got it :).

$('li:hidden').show()

Ha! :) Thank you!!!