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getSelectedIndex() question

Jason Long

Joined: Dec 16, 2001
Posts: 17
Good evening. I had a question as to why I am getting this error:

I wanted to list a series of choices for the user, by using the ChoiceGroup() method. But, when I try to access their choice (from the array that I provided), I get this error.
Also, I'm having some trouble understanding how to set a variable to their response. For instance, I have this right now...
ChoiceGroup siteChoice = new ChoiceGroup("Choose a Site", List.EXCLUSIVE, cells, null);
So can I access which selection they decided on? Thank-you very much for any help you could provide! Happy Father's Day!
[ edited to preserve formatting -ds ]
[ June 17, 2002: Message edited by: Dirk Schreckmann ]
Lars Vegas

Joined: Dec 04, 2001
Posts: 27
I think you should use the getSelectedIndex()-Method with an object. or is it inside this class?
Dirk Schreckmann

Joined: Dec 10, 2001
Posts: 7023
Good evening. I had a question as to why I am getting this error
You are getting that error, because the method, getSelectedIndex, does not exist in the context that you are trying to use it.
by using the ChoiceGroup() method
Is that maybe not a method but a constructor?
Who is this they that you refer to?
ChoiceGroup is not a class in the standard API, so I don't know anything about it.

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Jason Long

Joined: Dec 16, 2001
Posts: 17
Ahh, I figured out what I did wrong. Wow, I'm not that smart. Thank-you very much for your help. It is greatly appreciated!
I agree. Here's the link:
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