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iOS Swift 2.0 Basics Swift Types String Manipulation

Why is this wrong?

let name = king"
let greeting = "Hi there,"
let interpolatedGreeting = "\(greeting) \(name)."

Still new to this but i don’t understand what I’m missing.

1 Answer

Martin Wildfeuer
Martin Wildfeuer
Courses Plus Student 11,071 Points

Although what you are doing is correct and you obviously understood how string interpolation works, the assignment is a bit different:

As an example, the final value of greeting could be "Hi there, Linda."

That is, the string interpolation has to be assigned to the greeting constant directly, instead of combining greeting and name in a new constant.

let greeting = "Hi there, \(name)."

Make sure you follow the instructions precisely, code checks on Treehouse are very strict (for good reason).

You will still get a compilation error, though:

// Make sure you are using the correct quote char
let name = king"

// ""
let name = "king"

Hope that helps!