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C# C# Basics (Retired) Console I/O Formatting Output

Why isn't this working Console.WriteLine(firstName + " rocks!");

This didn't work neither did concatenating and assigning to firstName before WriteLine

string firstName = Console.ReadLine();
Console.WriteLine(firstName+ rocks!);
Patrik Horváth
Patrik Horváth
11,110 Points

whot about using


and not

“ ”

its difrent :)

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,982 Points

You've got the wrong kind of quote marks. As Patrik indicated visually, you're using word-processor style quotes instead of programming quotes. This might be from cutting and pasting them from the instructions. Actually cutting the message itself is a good idea, but always add the quotes yourself to make sure they're the right kind.