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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype Looping until the value passes

Ray McCoy
Ray McCoy
537 Points

Not sure why I'm failing this test...

I'm supposed to be using console.printf to print a formatted string that says "Because you said <response>, you passed the test!" For some reason it fails me and asks if I "used console.printf and to print the formatted response?" The preview doesn't bring up any errors... not sure what it wants from me.

I assume it would like the console.printf text to include the response they typed, but I don't recall learning that yet.

// I have initialized a java.io.Console for you. It is in a variable named console.
String response;
boolean doesNotUnderstand;
do {
  response = console.readLine("Do you understand do while loops?  ");
  doesNotUnderstand = (response.equalsIgnoreCase("No"));
  if (doesNotUnderstand) {
    console.printf("Did you learn yet?  \n\n");
} while (doesNotUnderstand);
console.printf("Because you said <response>, you passed the test!");

1 Answer

See this previous video @5:10 to see using console.printf with a variable.

Ray McCoy
Ray McCoy
537 Points

Ah! Totally forgot that already... thanks!