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Int cannot be dereferenced

Mark Kaichou
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I've been spending hours and hours trying to figure what have I done wrong to no avail, I've spent a load of time online trying to figure it out but I still can't!!!
Error's at line 154 :/

fred rosenberger
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topTiming is declared as an int - a primitive type. Therefore, it doesn't have a length.


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Jeff Verdegan
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What would you expect that to mean? Primitives (byte, char, short, int, long, float, double, boolean) are not objects and do not have member variables or methods. They're just simple values. So you cannot do somePrimitive.something.
Mark Kaichou
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Ahhhhh, I see, silly me, thanks for the prompt reply guys!
Lalit Mehra
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toptiming isn't an array ... you can't have length for primitive datatypes ...


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