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Thread: Help with "file.java.swp" please?

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    Question Help with "file.java.swp" please?

    Hi there! Thanks for clicking on this thread!

    I am a beginner, a confused but eager one! I am using the Java language and trying to program for a simple single line of text.

    I turned on DOS and got to make a file (with a "vi thing" I downloaded with Cygwin) with the file name "Howdy.java"

    I press enter and a blank space appears and I typed correctly:

    apublic class Howdy {
    public static void main(String Arg[]) {
    System.out.println("Howdy Y'all!);
    }
    }


    Then compile the program. I turned on another DOS, and got it to display my files and directories. In the tutorial video I was watching, the instructor's file appeared correctly as "Howdy.java", but mine appeared as "Howdy.java.swp".

    When I tried to use javac with it, DOS told me javac was not recognized as an internal or external command.

    I am very perplexed and deeply troubled! I've really been trying to troubleshoot it all day long but couldn't get it.

    If anyone would shed some light at all, I would be tearfully thankful.

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    Default Re: Help with "file.java.swp" please?

    Also posted at: Java---Beginner in Despair---Help with "file.java.swp"? - Dev Shed

    Did you try what was recommended on the other site?
    If you don't understand my answer, don't ignore it, ask a question.

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    Default Re: Help with "file.java.swp" please?

    Bro, you forgot to add
    "
    end of your text, you should always when start with
    "
    end it also with it.
    i hope you understood~

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