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User Prompt Timer

podonga poron
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Joined: May 12, 2008
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The following code sets a timer task in console.

But i want to implement a user prompt, to the code .. so the user can easily set the value of refreshing time ..

something like this ...

but the problem with this is i can't pass a String to the constructor ..

Is there a way to pass a int value, maybe with casting ? what is the correct way to do this ?

thanks a lot !
[ May 12, 2008: Message edited by: podonga poron ]
marc weber

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You can't do it with casting, because a String is simply not an int.

But you can parse a String as an int using the parseInt method of the Integer class...

int myInt = Integer.parseInt(myString);

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podonga poron
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WOW !! now it works ! THANKS !!

i leave the code maybe someone find it useful ..

I agree. Here's the link:
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