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Adding .binary and hexidecimal to an answer from a calculation

Johnny Gambles

Joined: Mar 17, 2006
Posts: 2
Hi guys, sorry if this is too much of a beginners question to be in here, but I'm trying to add a binary and hexidecimal method to a string. But the string has a comment which has writing in it. So I was just wondering how to change this for use in a calculator

For example here is my multiply button

aButton3.addActionListener(new ActionListener()
public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent b)
int z;
x = Integer.parseInt(aTextField1.getText());
y = Integer.parseInt(aTextField2.getText());
z = x * y;
String c = new String(x + " x " + y + " = " + z);
aButton3.setPreferredSize(new Dimension(x, y));

This is just one of my 7 buttons used, I wont quote them all for space, but I needed a button which will use the .toHexString and .toBinaryString to the 'atextField3'

THe user will enter data in text field a, then in text field b and then recieve an answer along the lines of "12 + 12 = 24" in text field c. In the field d I want to get the answer from text field c and change that into binary. Also the text field c MUST have "12 + 12 = 24" in it without fail

If any help can be issued, I'll be majorly greatful, thanks!
[ March 17, 2006: Message edited by: Johnny Gambles ]
Charles Lyons
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Joined: Mar 27, 2003
Posts: 836
So you know the values of the two original numbers (x and y), so why don't you just convert those, then place the result in field D - just as you did with field C? For example, suppose 'x' and 'y' represent the values of the fields A and B, then (adjust my variable names as appropriate):

Does that help?

Charles Lyons (SCJP 1.4, April 2003; SCJP 5, Dec 2006; SCWCD 1.4b, April 2004)
Author of OCEJWCD Study Companion for Oracle Exam 1Z0-899 (ISBN 0955160340 / Amazon Amazon UK )
I’ve looked at a lot of different solutions, and in my humble opinion Aspose is the way to go. Here’s the link:
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