Not showing what the code returns

Not showing what the code returns
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before the update, whenever I press run the code, it would tell me if I failed the test, but it would also tell me what my code returns.
However, after the update, it only tells me what my code should return, but it doesnt tell me what my code returns. It doesnt show anywhere on the screen or the editor.
The update has made it very confusing for me to learn.
Also, there is no “hint” section where I can look at the answer to see how to do it on the new lessons.

Console Show Output, Not Just Tests?

There is a section under the code editor which is meant to display your output and anything printed to the console. It does not appear to be working perfectly and is only printing test results. Until this is fixed, you can use the console in your browser (hit F12) or you can use a tool like

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Your solution does not work at all, I can only get ‘undefined’ result from browser or


Any update on this? its kind of hard to know what I’m doing wrong not knowing what my code returns.




I learned to use the console (hitting the F12 button) during most of the lectures.
However I came across new problems.
Using this code in the console

let dog = {
  name: "Spot",
  numLegs: 4,
  sayLegs: function() {return "This dog has " + dog.numLegs + " legs.";}


or most of the “Object Oriented Programming” lectures does not work in consoles for me. I pass every test, but in console it keeps coming out as undefined.

Possible solutions in this case?


I’ve edited your post for readability. When you enter a code block into the forum, precede it with a line of three backticks and follow it with a line of three backticks to make easier to read. See this post to find the backtick on your keyboard. The “preformatted text” tool in the editor (</>) will also add backticks around text.

Write the last line as:


and you should see something in the console.