This week's book giveaway is in the Other Open Source APIs forum. We're giving away four copies of Storm Applied and have Sean Allen, Peter Pathirana & Matthew Jankowski on-line! See this thread for details.
You're getting the data correctly, you're just getting it as the integer representing the bytecode for the character typed in. Instead of trying to make a String out of the integer, just cast largest to a character using (char), you should get the results you expect. By the way, put in a bunch of letters, it works for that too Jason [This message has been edited by jason adam (edited December 08, 2001).]