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JavaScript jQuery Basics (2014) Creating a Mobile Drop Down Menu Setting a value

trouble solving code challenge...

I am having trouble resolving this code challenge. I cannot seem to understand how to resolve for the value until it is entered by the user? I keep getting an error.

js/app.js
//Show Prompt Window and store value
var fullName = prompt("What is your full name?");

//Select Input with the id of #fullName
var $input = $("#fullName");
//Insert value in to full name input
$input.val(fullName.attr("value"));
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
</head>
<body>
<label for="fullName">Full Name</label><input id="fullName" name="fullName" value="" disabled>
<script src="//code.jquery.com/jquery-1.11.0.min.js" type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8"></script>
<script src="js/app.js" type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8"></script>
</body>
</html>

1 Answer

Calin Bogdan
Calin Bogdan
14,921 Points

Hi there!

The fullName variable stores the text input on the prompt. It doesn't have any attribute.

The correct way to do it is:

$input.val(fullName);

Good luck!

Thank you. This result worked correctly and now that you say that, I see my mistake. Thanks again!