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

Why can't I answer this question?

I've done the right thing. I've even written the code multiple way but I keep getting to that I am wrong. I have even tried separating the two lines with the \n function and although the preview shows I'm doing the right thing, I am told that I am wrong.

Please help.

// I have setup a java.io.Console object for you named console
String  firstName = "Alex";
console.printf ("Alex can code in Java!");
console.printf  ("%s can code in Java!", firstName);

1 Answer

Hey Alex,

Remove the spaces between printf and your arguments.

Working example:

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

Thank you!