aspose file tools*
The moose likes Beginning Java and the fly likes One step forward, and now one back..help! Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Java » Beginning Java
Bookmark "One step forward, and now one back..help!" Watch "One step forward, and now one back..help!" New topic
Author

One step forward, and now one back..help!

Tammy Lynn
Greenhorn

Joined: Jan 19, 2002
Posts: 3
Thanks for the responses to my JSDK compile question. I FINALLY got something to compile and run. Here is my next problem. I am running a very short program similar to HelloWorld. The only difference is I am printing out 5 lines instead of just one. If I compile the program with the first line only, it compiles fine. But when I add the next line, it errors out with "cannot resolve symbol: Method printIn". I'm coding exactly as my book shows, but getting no where with this.
Jade Davidson
Ranch Hand

Joined: Oct 12, 2001
Posts: 64
Is everything capitalized exactly like in the book? Java is case sensitive.
Rob Ross
Bartender

Joined: Jan 07, 2002
Posts: 2205
Is it a short program? If so, go ahead and post it hear. Use the UBB code tags before and after please so it formats nice
Rob


Rob
SCJP 1.4
Art Metzer
Ranch Hand

Joined: Oct 31, 2000
Posts: 241
Tammy,
You might want to double-check the name of the method you're using. The method is "println()", not "printIn()". "println()" is short for "print line", so that's a lowercase-L in there, and not an uppercase-I.
Enjoy this journey that is Java,
Art
Dave Vick
Ranch Hand

Joined: May 10, 2001
Posts: 3244
Tammy
Welcome to the Ranch we hope you enjoy your stay here but we also want to direct your attention to our naming policy. Please take a minute and re-regisiter with an appropriate name.
Thanks


Dave
Tammy Lynn
Greenhorn

Joined: Jan 19, 2002
Posts: 3
Art, thank you. Your suggestion did it! The font type in my book is hard to distinguish between I and l, and I had been using the I. Thanks again!
Paul Stevens
Ranch Hand

Joined: May 17, 2001
Posts: 2823
Whenever you get that error on a method check spelling and capitalization.
 
Consider Paul's rocket mass heater.
 
subject: One step forward, and now one back..help!