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Java

steven galvis
steven galvis
9,120 Points

if statement is not checking the or condition

When I run this if statement in the command line it is ignoring jerk so when it asked me for a noun and I enter jerk it does not execute the statement to exit.

java if (noun.equalsIgnoreCase("dork") || noun.equalsIgnoreCase("jerk")){ console.printf("That language is not allowed. Exiting. \n\n"); System.exit(0);

1 Answer

Grigorij Schleifer
Grigorij Schleifer
10,363 Points

Hi Steven,

this i s my code that I created in IntellyJ. Everething works fine. Can you paste the complete code ?

public class Words {
    public static void main(String[] args) {
        Scanner s = new Scanner(System.in);
        System.out.println("Type a noun");
        String input = s.nextLine();
        if(input.equalsIgnoreCase("dork") || input.equalsIgnoreCase("jerk")) {
            System.out.printf("Try another word, because %s is not allowed \n", input);
            System.exit(0);
        }
    }
}
steven galvis
steven galvis
9,120 Points

Hi Grigoriji, thanks for getting back to me it turns out my code was fine it appears the tree house editor was not updating my code so it was executing the previous lines of code. Thanks anyway!