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How to fix “Cannot convert value of type '() -> ()' to expected argument type '() -> _’”

Paul Hudson    @twostraws   

Fully updated for Xcode 11.1

This rather confusing error message usually happens because you created a container but forgot to include some content inside it – you were probably just trying something out, and wrote code like this:

    VStack {

    }

If you just want a placeholder while you’re working on something else, use an EmptyView to keep the compiler happy, like this:

VStack {
    EmptyView()
}

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