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C# C# Objects Encapsulation and Arrays Ternary If

Stuck on task


I`m stuck on this task with error: "Did you include the boolean expression to evaluate?". Can somebody explain in more details what is the problem?

int value = -1;
string textColor = null;

return (value < 0) ? textColor = "red" : textColor = "green";

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
215,372 Points

The boolean expression is OK, but there are other issues:

  • a "return" statement is only valid inside a function and cannot be used here
  • after the boolean expression, the other ternary terms should just be values and not assignment statements
  • the entire ternary should be assigned to "textColor"

Hi Steven,

Took a while and some internet resources to understand it, but I got the answer now.

Thanks! :)