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JavaScript

Storing an object to a variable

I am participating in the full stack javascript techdegree and I am stuck on how to do the following: create a function that calls another function and stores the returned object in a variable. This is what I have so far:

function printQuote(){ var random = getRandomQuote(); var output = "<p class='quote'>"+ random + "</p>"; output += "<p class='source'>"+ random + "</p>"; }

I don't think that I am even close. Please help me

Simon Coates
Simon Coates
28,693 Points

If this is in relation to a challenge, can you provide a URL? it will help people help you.

r h
r h
68,547 Points
function testFunction() {
  function secondFunction () {
    var object = {
       field1: "data1",
       field2: "data2",
    }
    return object;
  }
  var objectReturned = secondFunction();
  return objectReturned;
}

var final = testFunction();

This is calling a function inside a function to return the object returned by the function inside the function; One problem with your code is that you're not returning anything; you need to decide what information you want to return (in your example, most likely output) and return it at the end of the function.

Please format your code

1 Answer

Here's a bare-minimal code fragment that does what's the exercise asks for:

function f1() {
    return { name: 'Hello, World!' };
}

var v = f1();
console.log(v);