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Posted on 2004-04-09
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Hi, im getting this error for a java file, is there something extra I need to import?
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--------------------Configuration: j2sdk1.4.0_02 <Default>--------------------
C:\output.java:5: 'class' or 'interface' expected
public String output() {
       ^
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Question by:Ronayne
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You must put this method in a class:

public class MyClass {
  public String output() { ... }

}
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by:Ronayne
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Ah I see, thx
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by:zzynx
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In your case:

public class Output {

  public Output() { // constructor of your Output class
  }

  public String output() {
     String t = "something";  // as an example
     return t;
  }

}
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:-)

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