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Java Java Objects Harnessing the Power of Objects Exceptions

victor medina
victor medina
540 Points

Example.java:34: error: cannot find symbol. need help were is the error.

public class Example {

  public static void main(String[] args) {
    // Your amazing code goes here...
   System.out.println("We are making a new PEZ Dispenser"); 
    System.out.printf("FUN FATCT: There are %d PEZ alloud in every dispenser %n",
                      PezDispenser.MAX_PEZ);
    PezDispenser dispenser = new PezDispenser("Yoda");
     System.out.printf("The dispenser is %s %n",
                      dispenser.getCharacterName()
                      );
    if (dispenser.isEmpty()){
      System.out.println("Dispenser is Empty");
    }
    System.out.println("Filling the dispenser with delicious Pez...");
    dispenser.fill();
    if (!dispenser.isEmpty()){
      System.out.println("Dispenser is full");
    }
    while (dispenser.dispense()) {
     System.out.println("Chomp"); 
    }
    if(dispenser.isEmpty()){
     System.out.println("Ate al the PEZ"); 
    }
    dispenser.fill(4);
    dispenser.fill(2);
    while (dispenser.dispense()){
     System.out.println("Chomp!!"); 
    }
    try { 
    dispenser.fill(400);
    System.out.println("This will never happen");
  } catch (IllegalArgumentExeption iae) {
    System.out.println("whoa there!");
    System.out.println("The error was %s",
                        iae.getMessage());   
    }
  }

1 Answer

Lena Hand
PLUS
Lena Hand
Courses Plus Student 1,575 Points

You're using a formatting symbol (%s) with a println statment. You need to use printf.

System.out.printf("The error was %s", iae.getMessage());