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C# C# Basics (Retired) Perfect Final

while (i < count)

Ooops! Task one not passing . Please show me what I am doing wrong

Program.cs
using System;

namespace Treehouse.CodeChallenges
{
    class Program
    {
        static void Main()
        {
            Console.Write("Enter the number of times to print \"Yay!\": ");
            string input = Console.ReadLine();
            var count= 0;
            var keepgoing = true;


              try{

                count = int.Parse(input);                                                                          

                 if ( count < 0){
                    Console.WriteLine("You must enter a positive number.");

                         }

                    else{
                      Console.WriteLine("Go for it!");
                         }                  
              }     

           catch(FormatException){
                Console.WriteLine("You must enter a whole number.");
               return;
                } 


                 int i = 0;
            while(i < count)
            {
                i += 1;   
                Console.WriteLine("Yay!");
                 break;
            }


        }
    }
}

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
221,292 Points

A "break" statement in a while loop will cause the loop to end without repeating.

Also, for best results with the challenges, follow the instructions carefully and avoid the urge to do anything "extra" that is not asked for. And be aware that challenges can be very picky about output message strings, including spelling, spacing and punctuation.