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Java Java Objects (Retired) Meet Objects Creating New Objects

Francisco Chavez
Francisco Chavez
394 Points

How do I call the getColor method within printf statement?

I'm getting back a 'cannot find symbol error', is it not 'GoKart.getColor()' ?

Example.java
public class Example {

    public static void main(String[] args) {
        System.out.println("We are going to create a GoKart");
      GoKart myKart = new GoKart("blue");
      System.out.printf("The color of my kart is %s", GoKart.getColor());
    }
}

2 Answers

Since you instantiated class GoKart, you need to use the name of that object in your printf() line:

System.out.printf("The color of my kart is %s", myKart.getColor());

Francisco Chavez
Francisco Chavez
394 Points

ahh, i see it. thanks for the insight.

You're welcome.