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Java Java Basics Using your New Tools Multiple Format Strings

%s format

Hey guys,

is this written correctly?

String name = console.readLine("Enter your name:"); String pastTenseVerb = console.readLine("Enter an pastTenseVerb: "); console.printf(name, " %s really ", pastTenseVerb, "%s This Coding exercise");

Multiple.java
// I've imported java.io.Console for you.  It is stored in a variable called console for you.
String name = console.readLine("Enter your name:");
String pastTenseVerb = console.readLine("Enter an pastTenseVerb: ");
console.printf(name, " %s really ", pastTenseVerb, "%s This Coding exercise");

1 Answer

Tonnie Fanadez
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Tonnie Fanadez
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Hello xander Sheppard

Welcome to Java and congrats for figuring out the first 2 tasks, well done.

I see you are already familiar with %s. So console.printf() first takes a specified format string (this should be inside "" quote marks) followed by the arguments (in this case arguments are name and pastTenseVerb)

Please this code snippet on how I wrote the third challenge - I used %s as placeholders for the String variables and then I included name and pastTenseVerb.

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