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

Ionut Ghita
Ionut Ghita
1,951 Points

The prompt appears but nothing else appears after entering the name in the prompt box

The prompt box appears but the "message" is never printed. I have no idea why. This is the code:

var message = ''; var student; var search;

function print(message) { var outputDiv = document.getElementById('output'); outputDiv.innerHTML = message; }

function getStudentReport( student ) { var report = '<h2>Student: ' + student.name + '</h2>'; report += '<p>Track: ' + student.track + '</p>'; report += '<p>Points: ' + student.points + '</p>'; report += '<p>Achievements: ' + student.achievements + '</p>'; return report; }

while (true) { search = prompt("Search student records: type a name or type 'quit' to leave."); if (search === null || search.toLowerCase() === "quit") { break; } for (var i = 0; i < students.length; i += 1) { student = students[i];

if ( student.name === search ) {
  message = getStudentReport(student);
  print(message);
}

} }

var message = '';
var student;
var search;

function print(message) {
    var outputDiv = document.getElementById('output');
    outputDiv.innerHTML = message;
}

function getStudentReport(student) {
    var report = 'Student: ' + student.name + '';
    report += 'Track: ' + student.track + '';
    report += 'Points: ' + student.points + '';
    report += 'Achievements: ' + student.achievements + '';
    return report;
}

while (true) {
    search = prompt("Search student records: type a name or type 'quit' to leave.");
    if (search === null || search.toLowerCase() === "quit") {
        break;
    }
    for (var i = 0; i student = students[i];

        if (student.name === search) {
            message = getStudentReport(student);
            print(message);
        }
    }
}