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Error cannot find symbol

Andrew Cannella

Joined: Sep 15, 2012
Posts: 1
Hello Everyone! I would like to give thanks for any help in advance.
So, I am trying to set a variable for System.out, but I always get an error saying that the symbol cannot be found.
Here is my code:

public class TestPrinter
public static void main(String[] args)
PrintStream printer=System.out;

String phrase="I'm so frustrated";


Error Message:
C:\Source>javac find symbol
PrintStream printer=System.out;
symbol: class PrintStream
location: class TestPrinter
1 error

I'm sure it is something silly, but for the life of me I cannot figure it out.
Kemal Sokolovic

Joined: Jun 19, 2010
Posts: 825

Please put your code inside code tags.

You are missing an import statement at the beginning of your code:

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