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Java Java Basics Getting Started with Java Strings, Variables, and Formatting

%s not working, missing specifier?

says I am missing specifier %s ??

// I have setup a java.io.Console object for you named console
String firstName = "Elijah";
console.printf(" %s ,firstName");

1 Answer

Seth Kroger
Seth Kroger
56,413 Points

You're close but the variable needs to be outside the string. with the string and any variable separated by commas. It also should be the message the challenge asks for:

String firstName = "Elijah";
console.printf("%s can code in Java!", firstName);