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What does this mean: Did you include the boolean expression to evaluate?
Why doesn't this statement pass the challenge:
return (value < 0) ? textColor ="red" : textColor = "green" ;
int value = -1; string textColor = null; return (value < 0) ? textColor = "red" : textColor = "green";
Steven Parker228,026 Points
The message isn't neaningful, the evaluation system is obviously confused about the syntax being used.
But here's a few hints:
- a "return" is only allowed in a function, you won't use one here
- a ternary should not contain complete statements (like assignments), just the things to choose from
- but a ternary can be used on the right side of an assignment
Okay, I got it now. This worked: textColor = (value < 0) ? "red" :"green";
Thank you Steven!