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I have two nearly identical radio button inputs that trigger JS alerts. 

The alert message will ONLY work when there are NO SPACES in the message. 

What am I doing wrong? 

What is the solution so that a message WITH spaces will be visible?

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<body>

<p>Click the button get the text content of the button element.</p>

<button onclick="myFunction()" id="myBtn">Tryit</button>

<p id="demo"></p>

<script>

function myFunction() {
    var x = document.getElementById("myBtn").textContent;

document.write("<input type=radio onclick=alert('HelloWorld');> Click here and alert works")

  document.write("<br><br><br><br>")

document.write("<input type=radio onclick=alert('Hello World');> Click here and alert FAILS")
                                 //the ALERT will FAIL because of the SPACE between "Hello World"
 
 document.getElementById("demo").innerHTML = x; 
}
</script>

</body>
</html>

You can copy the code and wee for yourself.

Please advise.

 

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Why do you think that adding quotes to the type attribute will have any impact on what the onclick does?

HTML attributes need quotes around the values. Your onclick does not have quotes. You need to figure out a way to put quotes there. Remember you have two types of quotes available to use.

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Not having much luck with double quotes inside the double quotes.  It seems as though the script is interpreting the second double quotes as the end of the statement rather than a continuation.

Am I missing some sort of syntax rule? Is there a requirement of double-single-double (or similar) in order to work along those lines?

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