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problen with getting method to return array

ione walker
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Joined: Apr 19, 2001
Posts: 31
I have written a method (getArray) that does some stuff.
(I can't send the code as it is Cattle Drive Stuff)
it generates an array.
I can get it to sent the array to the screen using
System.out.println( intData( i ) );
But I do nto seem to be able to get the
array outside the method.
I am sure that I am doing something wrong in trying to
get my genArray() to return my array
that is a matter of not understaning the syntax
well enough.
HELP I feel like I am on the verge of making
a breakthrough if only I could tie my shoes.
public class CattleDrive
public static void main( String[] args )
String myString = //I get a string from somewhere
myArray[] = genArray( myString );//get the intarray of a string.
static int genArray( String s )
Magic Java stuff
System.out.println( myArray[ i ] );// this works
return myArray[];

Ione Walker

Ione Walker

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Richard Boren
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Joined: Mar 01, 2001
Posts: 233
Ione, in your genArray() you are only returning an int not an array of int's.
You have --> static int genArray( String s )
You should have --> static int[] genArray( String s )

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