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Java Java Basics Using your New Tools Multiple Format Strings

Matteo Fossati
Matteo Fossati
3,938 Points

I made some syntax errors but just can't find where... thanks for your help!!

// I've imported java.io.Console for you. It is stored in a variable called console for you.

String name = console.readLine ("Scegli un nome e scrivilo qui"); String pastTenseVerb = console.readLine ("Scegli un past Tense");

//CODE THAT GIVES ME ERROR MESSAGES v

console.printf = ( "%s really %s this coding exercise", name, pastTenseVerb);

Multiple.java
// I've imported java.io.Console for you.  It is stored in a variable called console for you.

String name = console.readLine ("Scegli un nome e scrivilo qui");
String pastTenseVerb = console.readLine ("Scegli un past Tense");

//CODE THAT GIVES ME ERROR MESSAGES

console.printf = ( "%s really %s this coding exercise", name, pastTenseVerb);

2 Answers

Christian Nogueras
Christian Nogueras
298 Points

Try this:

 console.printf( "%s really %s this coding exercise", name, pastTenseVerb)

Note: remove the = from your code.

Matteo Fossati
Matteo Fossati
3,938 Points

Thanks so much! Didn't notice it

Christian Nogueras
Christian Nogueras
298 Points

What is the complete error message that you have when execute that line ?

Matteo Fossati
Matteo Fossati
3,938 Points

JavaTester.java:122: error: ')' expected console.printf = ( "%s really %s this coding exercise", name, pastTenseVerb); ^ JavaTester.java:122: error: not a statement console.printf = ( "%s really %s this coding exercise", name, pastTenseVerb); ^ JavaTester.java:122: error: ';' expected console.printf = ( "%s really %s this coding exercise", name, pastTenseVerb); ^ JavaTester.java:122: error: not a statement console.printf = ( "%s really %s this coding exercise", name, pastTenseVerb); ^ JavaTester.java:122: error: ';' expected console.printf = ( "%s really %s this coding exercise", name, pastTenseVerb); ^ 5 errors