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java.util.UnknownFormatConversionException: Conversion = 'i' error

Nick Petas
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Joined: Jan 31, 2007
Posts: 40
Here is the source code :

The code that produces the error of the topic is bold.
Thank you.
pete stein

Joined: Feb 23, 2007
Posts: 1561
Your problem is with the percent symbol, "%", as the printf method thinks that it's a format specifier. To use it literally as a percent symbol, you'll need to use two of them in a row. So change this:

to this:
fred rosenberger
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Joined: Oct 02, 2003
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The bold tag does not work inside the 'code' tags. Referring to the specific line number where the error is would be the best way.

There are only two hard things in computer science: cache invalidation, naming things, and off-by-one errors
I agree. Here's the link:
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