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iOS Swift 2.0 Basics Swift Types String Manipulation

why this code is working on my Xcode and not in the test area

let name = "Jorge."

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

// Enter your code below
let name = "Jorge."

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

6 Answers

Pavel Fomchenkov
Pavel Fomchenkov
20,897 Points

Ok, I got it. It could be a test area trouble. You can actually write it like

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

That is right. But it is unnecessary to interpolate [use the \() construct in] an actual string inside a string. Just write it "as is" like that:

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

Thanks, Pavel. You clarified properly the concept I got it I do not the () for the first string.

Thanks so much again. Have a good night


Pavel Fomchenkov
Pavel Fomchenkov
20,897 Points

You do not need to write "\("strings inside the parentheses")" to output regular text, just "write the text and \(non_string_vars) inside the parentheses". Also there is just an extra space before the first quote-slash.

Thanks, not working in that way

Pavel Fomchenkov
Pavel Fomchenkov
20,897 Points

What code do you use now? I don't want to give you the answer but some hints.

I typed this on Xcode and not error as test area. let name = "Jorge."

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

let finalGreeting = "(greeting) ("How are you?.")"

Thanks, Pavel