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ArrayList Use Question

G. Graz
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I am trying to populate an ArrayList using user input. Each input I thought should register as it's own index in the ArrayList ? Problem I am having is my ArrayList is only holding the current value that was entered, should I have some type of loop that will add the elements to the array ? and/or am I using the ArrayList in the wrong way ? Thank you !

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Kumaresh Vidhyasagar
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Just create the instance of the arraylist before the while loop. It will work
G. Graz
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Bingo !!! So simple and I did not even see it ! Thank you again for the extra set of eyes !
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