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Urgent help needed debugging

David O Byrne

Joined: Mar 10, 2008
Posts: 1
The following is what is diplayed after I compile my project and then try to run it. It will compile without any errors but when I press run this comes up.

Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NullPointerException
at java.awt.Container.addImpl(Container.java:1019)
at java.awt.Container.add(Container.java:351)
at MainPage.<init>(MainPage.java:36)
at startApp.<init>(startApp.java:37)
at startApp.main(startApp.java:70)

Any help with how to fix it would be appreciated.
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Joined: May 26, 2003
Posts: 33132

Welcome to JavaRanch!

Please post the code around the part that throws the error. This will help someone assist you in debugging.

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