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Cannot find symbol error in my Hangman game.

I'm actually writting this code :

public class Hangman {

    public static void main(String[] args) {

            Game game = new Game("elephant");
            Prompter prompter = new Prompter(game);
            boolean isHit = promter.promtForGuess();

            if(isHit) {
                System.out.println("You got a hit !");
            } else {
                System.out.println("Whoops that was a miss...");


But when I'm compiling it this error came out :

Hangman.java:6: error: cannot find symbol                                                                                                                                                          
boolean isHit = promter.promtForGuess();                                                                                                                                        
symbol:   variable promter                                                                                                                                                                            
location: class Hangman                                                                                                                                                                               

And I search how to fix this but I did not succeed. How can I fix this ?

1 Answer

Simon Coates
Simon Coates
28,694 Points

spelling mistake. 'promter' should be 'prompter'

You right ! The simplest errors are sometimes the most difficult to see. Thanks a lot !