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ryan burgdorfer
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Hopefully, someone can provide some insight into this without the code being posted:
I have a private method outside of the main method, which I am trying to call from within the main method. But when I try to compile, I get the error "Can't make static reference to method (methodname) in class Times." The method returns a String object, and also takes a String as a parameter. The only things in the program are the two methods: my private one, and the main.

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ryan burgdorfer
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Joined: Jan 24, 2001
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I had to explicitly declare my method as static.
I agree. Here's the link:
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