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Java Java Data Structures Organizing Data Splitting Strings

cannot find symbol "word"

if I turn (word) into ("word") I get no error but it spells put "word" When i take out the quotes I get an error saying it cannot find the symbol System.out.println(word); ^ import java.util.Date;

import com.teamtreehouse.Treet;

public class Example{

public static void main (String[] args){ Treet treet = new Treet( "DMcGee20", "This is a test of a tweet that I have not actually made #Twitter.", new Date(1421849732000L) ); System.out.printf("This is a new treet: %s %n", treet); System.out.println("The words are: "); for (String word: treet.getWords());{ System.out.println(word); } } }

package com.teamtreehouse;

import java.util.Date;

public class Treet{ private String mAuthor; private String mDescription; private Date mCreationDate;

public Treet(String author, String description, Date creationDate){ mAuthor = author; mDescription = description; mCreationDate = creationDate; }

@Override public String toString(){ return "Treet: \"" + mDescription + "\" -@" + mAuthor; }

public String getAuthor(){ return mAuthor; }

public String getDescription(){ return mDescription; }

public Date getCreationDate(){ return mCreationDate; }

public String[] getWords(){ return mDescription.toLowerCase().split("[^\w#@']+"); }


Mike Papamichail
Mike Papamichail
4,883 Points

Please surround your java code like this so that it is easier to read:

Try adding a reply here and you will see below the white Box a bold text saying: Markdown Cheatsheet.

Click on that :D !

Lukasz Walczak
Lukasz Walczak
6,620 Points

Hi. Dylan.

Pls see below for solution. I've checked it and it works fine.

       for (String word: treet.getWords()); //notice the semicolon here 
        {                                 //remove it and it will works