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Charlton Roberts

Joined: Jun 17, 2013
Posts: 1
Hi everyone, I'm new to object-oriented programming, and came across this java interpretation of Ian Bells Elite planet name/market etc generator.

I tried to compile but came across 23 errors - cannot find symbol. Have googled the problem, but answers are always specific to the code causing the problem.

Any help much appreciated.....

Shashank Gollapudi
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Joined: Jan 19, 2012
Posts: 33
Hi Roberts,

The return type of the following methods (Coordinate,Profile,SystemInfo,Commodity) are not defined for the class, and these four are the cause of your 23 errros.

Try importing them if they are external references.

Kemal Sokolovic

Joined: Jun 19, 2010
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