Learn Form Validation by Building a Calorie Counter - Step 39

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  const targetId = '#' + entryDropdown.value;
  const templateLiteral = `${targetId} .input-container`;
  const targetInputContainer = document.querySelector(templateLiteral);

Hint: You should use a template literal in your querySelector method.

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Learn Form Validation by Building a Calorie Counter - Step 39

You can’t use the variable templateLiteral here because it isn’t defined in your code. That was just a variable used in the example.

it is defined in my code.

Ahh, I see, I missed that because I wasn’t expecting it. Sorry about that.

You don’t want to use a temporary variable here. Pass the template literal string itself into document.querySelector.

thanks. hope it works! it did!

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function addEntry() {
  const targetId = "#" + entryDropdown.value;
  const targetInputContainer = document.querySelector(`${targetId} .input-container`);

Must write it like that, the code has passed !!!