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Having troubles with a complex program, need help with an illegal start of type error.

Nick Harms
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Well my homework isnt due today, and I have been acing this class and going ahead farther than anyone, for some reason i suck at this program! GRRRR lol
Janeice DelVecchio
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Well your original issue is resolved. If you have a new question, I suggest to start a new thread. That way, people won't get frustrated with the :



Don't post long lines in your code tags... it causes weird horizontal scrolling. Just break that really long one up into 2 lines.

Seriously. Get HFJ. Using methods is just the beginning of OO programming and you need to understand the rules a little better.

Oracle/Sun has good tutorials too, uhmmmm...... here:
http://java.sun.com/docs/books/tutorial/

I am going to bed now.... I had a long day
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Nick Harms
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So you would have a int variable up in your main method and set it like this
int 1, 2, 3, 4, 5?
or
int 1
int 2
int 3
int 4
int 5
is that what you mean so only those certain things are allowed?
If so can you remind me how to write so the user can input an int?
Janeice DelVecchio
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Check out the API
http://java.sun.com/javase/6/docs/api/java/util/Scanner.html
Jim Hoglund
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Thank you Janeice.

Jim ... ...


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