Expected a value of type ‘String’, but got one of type ‘Null’

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Fix Expected a value of type ‘String’, but got one of type ‘Null’

This is a common type of error when using the MaterialPageRoute when navigation one page to second screen. Pass the same value what is expecting from the navigation page on the case of id.

Error

For example :

I tired to pass id from snap value like this from first screen to second screen :

Navigator.push(

 context,

 MaterialPageRoute(

   builder: (context) => SecondScreen(

     itemId: value[‘itemId’],

     title: value['title'] ?? "",

     content: value["content"],

   ),

 ),

);

It complain me ,: Expected a value of type ‘String’, but got one of type ‘Null’

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Solution

So tired to there like this:   

Navigator.push(

 context,

 MaterialPageRoute(

   builder: (context) => ChapterContentScreen(

     itemId: widget.itemId,// id getting from previous screen to this screen and again passed from here to next screen

     title: value['title'] ?? "",

     content: value["content"],

   ),

 ),

);

It’s worked fine for me.

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Ambika Dulal is a Flutter developer from Nepal who is passionate about building beautiful and user-friendly apps. She is always looking for new challenges and is eager to learn new things. She is also a strong believer in giving back to the community and is always willing to help others.

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