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condition statement within react return causes syntax error

jblayney asked
Last Modified: 2021-01-09

I am having syntax issues within a return. I am trying to check if an array item exists..  the issue is how I am writing the code I think..

the code causing the error is
{ nodes.childItems   ? "has child"  : "no child "   }

the error is
Syntax error: Unexpected token, expected ","

How do I write this within my return?

      const MyNav = () => {
      const [allNavItems, setAllNavItems] = useState(null);
      useEffect(() => {
        const run = async () => {
          const items = await getNavMenu();
      }, []);
      if (!allNavItems) return null;
      return (
     <Navbar bg="light" expand="lg">
      <Navbar.Brand href="#home">React-Bootstrap</Navbar.Brand>
      <Navbar.Toggle aria-controls="basic-navbar-nav" />
      <Navbar.Collapse id="basic-navbar-nav">
            <Nav className="mr-auto">
                  <Nav.Link href="/">Home</Nav.Link>
              {allNavItems.menuItems && allNavItems.menuItems.nodes.map((nodes) => (
                <Nav.Link href={nodes.path}>    {nodes.label}, {nodes.parentId}, {nodes.id} </Nav.Link>
                      { nodes.childItems   ? "has child"  : "no child "   }


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