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Joe Panully
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Joined: Oct 10, 2004
Posts: 22
PhoneWordsGUI.java:12: <identifier> expected
output.setEditable(false);
^
PhoneWordsGUI.java:13: <identifier> expected
output.setLineWrap(true);
^
PhoneWordsGUI.java:14: <identifier> expected
output.setWrapStyleWord(true);
^

I can't figure out why I'm getting these errors on the said lines if I made sure to include:
import javax.swing.*;
import java.awt.*;

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Jeanne Boyarsky
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Joe,
Can you show the part of your code that says:
JTextArea output;


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Joe Panully
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JTextArea output = new JTextArea(10,40);
Mike Gershman
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Can you post more of your program?


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Joe Panully
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Joined: Oct 10, 2004
Posts: 22
Nevermind, I realized I had my code just in the wrong method.

 
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