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<identifier> expected, when using radio buttons

Posted on 2004-03-22
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JRadioButton incomingRadio = new JRadioButton("Accept Conversation");
JRadioButton outgoingRadio = new JRadioButton("Start Conversation");
ButtonGroup connectionButtonGroup = new ButtonGroup();
connectionButtonGroup.add(incomingRadio);
connectionButtonGroup.add(outgoingRadio);

When compileing the last two lines give a '<identifier> expected' error. Yet the code seems to be correct, if I comment out those lines it compiles.
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Question by:darrellread
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by:Webstorm
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Hi darrellread,

Put the last 2 line in a method

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by:CEHJ
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It's probably the context of those lines that is incorrect, not the lines themselves
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In the constructor for example:

JRadioButton incomingRadio = new JRadioButton("Accept Conversation");
JRadioButton outgoingRadio = new JRadioButton("Start Conversation");
ButtonGroup connectionButtonGroup = new ButtonGroup();

public <yourclassname>()
{
    connectionButtonGroup.add(incomingRadio);
    connectionButtonGroup.add(outgoingRadio);
}

Because you cannot call a method within class member declaration.

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by:CEHJ
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What is the very next thing that comes after those lines darrellread?
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by:darrellread
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Stupid Me, Excellent thanks for your help. Very Quick Response.
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:-)
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