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C# C# Objects Encapsulation and Arrays Ternary If

Using the ternary operator in C/ operator course

Im not sure why this ternary operator statement isn`t working!

int value = -1;
string textColor = null;

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

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,645 Points

The ternary operator creates an expression.

So if you're doing an assignment, the entire thing should be on the right side of the equal sign, with the variable being assigned on the left. And on either side of the colon you would put just the value to be used, not an entire statement.