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Thread: what do they mean "call a method named myInfo"

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    HI i am a bit new to java and I am not sure about methods. I was hoping if someone can give me an example

    this is what its asking


    Variable Name Variable Contents
    myName = place your name here
    creditsTaken = place your credits taken this semester
    totalCredits = place your total amount of credits taken
    GPA = place your current GPA
    major = place your major
    className = place the name of this class

    - Call a method named myInfo PASSING the previous variables





    and this is what I have I am not sure what they mean by asking "call a method named myInfo"




    public static void main(String[] args) {



    String myName, Major, className;
    Double creditsTaken, totalCredits, GPA;
    int maxValue, addNumbers;

    myName = "william";
    Major = "information technology";
    className = "operating Systems";


    creditsTaken = 9.0;
    totalCredits = 70.0;
    GPA = 3.1;

    maxValue = 100;




    addNumbers = maxValue;








    System.out.println();
    System.out.println("hello my name is.... " + myName);

    System.out.println("my major is.... " + Major);

    System.out.println("I have completed " + totalCredits + " credits so far");

    System.out.println("I am taking " + creditsTaken + " credits this semester");

    System.out.println("This class name is...... " + className);
    System.out.println();

    System.out.println(addNumbers + 1);


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    Default Re: what do they mean "call a method named myInfo"

    what they mean by asking "call a method named myInfo"
    Here is a statement that calls a method named println:
    System.out.println("hello my name is.... " + myName);

    Also see the tutorial:
    http://docs.oracle.com/javase/tutori...arguments.html
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    Default Re: what do they mean "call a method named myInfo"

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    Default Re: what do they mean "call a method named myInfo"

    Quote Originally Posted by Norm View Post
    Here is a statement that calls a method named println:
    System.out.println("hello my name is.... " + myName);

    Also see the tutorial:
    Passing Information to a Method or a Constructor (The Java™ Tutorials > Learning the Java Language > Classes and Objects)


    wait huh?I am sorry =( I don't get it. So, I put System.out.myName ??

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    Where is the method located? If it's in the same class as you are calling it from you don't need the class reference to call it.
    System.out is a reference to a class that contains the println() method.
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    Please stop posting duplicate threads. I've deleted your identical question from the IDE forum. Continued spam and crossposting will get you banned.
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    Default Re: what do they mean "call a method named myInfo"

    Quote Originally Posted by KevinWorkman View Post
    Please stop posting duplicate threads. I've deleted your identical question from the IDE forum. Continued spam and crossposting will get you banned.

    Ive been replying to this post thread all along. I am not writing anywhere else, so dont know what you are talking about

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    Quote Originally Posted by willc86 View Post
    Ive been replying to this post thread all along. I am not writing anywhere else, so dont know what you are talking about
    You posted an identical thread in the IDE forum, which I have deleted. It might have been an accident, unlike the crossposting. Anyway, I'd suggest following Norm's advice and answering his questions.
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