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Java Java Basics Using your New Tools Multiple Format Strings

Help with Error

I need help with printing out a String by using its variable name along with normal sentences

// I've imported java.io.Console for you.  It is stored in a variable called console for you.
String name = console.readLine ("  ");
String pastTenseVerb = console.readLine(" Write a past tense verb  ");
System.out.printf("%s, %s, this coding exercise," name, pastTenseVerb );

1 Answer

Alexander Besse
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Alexander Besse
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Hi Terfa!

The first thing that stands out to me is in the printf function, you have to have a ',' (comma) after the first parameter.

Example: System.out.printf("%s, %s, this coding exercise,", name, pastTenseVerb);

Let me know if that helps, or if you have further questions.