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ian myers
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Joined: Apr 11, 2011
Posts: 7



whenever i try to compile i get this

Labels.java:12: invalid method declaration; return type required
public Label()
^



i realize it wants a return type but its a constructor
Ralph Cook
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Joined: May 29, 2005
Posts: 479
If it's a constructor, it needs to be in the class named "Label". THIS class is named "Labels".

Or you could put the 's' on this one.

rc
Wouter Oet
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Joined: Oct 25, 2008
Posts: 2700

A small remark: I would move all your instance variables to the constructors since you don't use them in other methods. When you do need them from other methods then just move them one by one back.


"Any fool can write code that a computer can understand. Good programmers write code that humans can understand." --- Martin Fowler
Please correct my English.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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