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setting a string from a Vector

 
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I am trying to do:



but it keeps giving me the error:



can you not pull a string from a vector and put it into another string?
 
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There's no method "getString()" or "getString(String)" in Vector. If item 27 in a Vector is known to be a String, you can say

String temp = (String) names.get(27);

But I'm not sure what you're trying to do with the String "employee_name"; is that intended to be an argument to a method of some object that's in the Vector?
 
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i am trying to compare two objects from seperate methods.
 
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Originally posted by Patrick Mallahan:
i am trying to compare two objects from seperate methods.



If you can explain in a little more detail what exactly is in the vector, and what you want to do, I'm sure we can help you figure this out.
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