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Java Java Basics Getting Started with Java IO

Shari Cassidy
Shari Cassidy
202 Points

I am getting the error, "Bummer: Ensure you put the string formatter `%s` in your format string" but I do have the "%s"

I am getting the error, "Bummer: Ensure you put the string formatter %s in your format string" but I do have the "%s" included in my format string: "String.format("First name: %s", firstName)"

IO.java
String firstName = console.readLine("What is your first name? ");
String lastName = console.readLine("What is your last name? ");
String formatted = String.format("First name: %s", firstName);
console.printf(formatted);

1 Answer

Mark Sebeck
MOD
Mark Sebeck
Treehouse Moderator 37,775 Points

Hi Shari. Your code is correct but not exactly what the challenge asked for. Try putting your String.format in the printf and it should work.