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Java Java Objects (Retired) Creating the MVP Strings and Chars

Scrabble game help

how to show true or false if mHand has tile. this wont compile :/ its been days. haha help please!

public class ScrabblePlayer {
    private String mHand;

    public ScrabblePlayer() {
        mHand = "";

    public String getHand() {
       return mHand;

    public void addTile(char tile) {
        // Adds the tile to the hand of the player
      mHand += tile;


    public boolean hasTile(char tile) {
      if (mHand.contains(tile)) {
        return true; 
        return false;


3 Answers

Hi Theresa!

Try the following code and your program should compile fine! If you have any questions about this solution then feel free to ask them.

if(mHand.equals("tile")) {
    // Code to be run

thanks but this too didn't work. I think its hinting me indexOf method. Any ideas?

Are you sure that doesn't work? It looks like it should to me as mHand is a String not an array.

not working. declaring its -1. any other ideas?