This week's book giveaway is in the OCMJEA forum. We're giving away four copies of OCM Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect Exam Guide and have Paul Allen & Joseph Bambara on-line! See this thread for details.
mommy6 1st you're going to have to change your name to comply with the naming rules of the ranch. http://www.javaranch.com/name.jsp 2nd to convert your string to a double use the parseDouble() mehtod from the Double class. Something like this should do it for you: