Learn Form Validation by Building a Calorie Counter - Step 78

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It is asking me to follow the following instructions:

You need to construct the HTML string that will be displayed in the output element. Start by assigning an empty template literal to the innerHTML property of the output element.

My below code is triggering an error in the console saying that “ncaught ReferenceError: getElementById is not defined
[TypeError: Cannot read properties of undefined (reading ‘split’)]”

And they are asking again that " You should access the innerHTML property of the output element."

Your code so far

getElementById(‘output’).innerHTML=``

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Learn Form Validation by Building a Calorie Counter - Step 78

Hi, did you get the solution to this problem?
At the top you declared an output variable and assigned it to the element already, so you should be able to use innerHTML on that output variable.
I hope this helps.

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Ah man! What a silly oversight. I had forgotten I had already declared that variable.

Thanks for the help.

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As an aside, you have to call getElementById on the document

document.getElementById('someId')

But as said, you already have the output element. So there is no need to get it again.

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