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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype Conditional ints

what going wrong with my code..

is it System.exit(0); need here...

int numberOfPeople = 3;
if (numberOfPeople < 4) {
  console.printf(β€œYour table is ready”);

1 Answer

Hi there,

I'm not sure why but the compiler is not liking your inverted commas. It isn't interpreting them as normal " characters, for some reason. They seem to be stylised characters so perhaps use a standard version? What keyboard settings have you got set?

Your code is:

  console.printf(β€œYour table is ready”);

which doesn't work but this:

  console.printf("Your table is ready");

works fine. Very strange!


These are the marks you're using. On a Mac I type Shift+Opt [ to produce ” rather than a standard double inverted comma like ".