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Thread: Assignment: Display Character

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    Default Assignment: Display Character

    The example given is for number how can i change it to letters? Our assignment is pretty simple but i can't find it on the book. Im stuck

    “Read” in characters and display the character until the “z” character is entered (“read”)

    /* Guess a number between 1 and 10
       Anderson, Franceschi
    */
     
    import java.util.Random;
    import java.util.Scanner;
     
    public class GuessANumber
    {
      public static void main( String [ ] args )
      {
        Random random = new Random( );
        int secretNumber = random.nextInt( 10 ) + 1;
     
        Scanner scan = new Scanner( System.in );
     
        System.out.print( "I'm thinking of a number"
                    + " between 1 and 10. What is your guess? " );
        int guess = scan.nextInt( );
     
        if ( guess < 1 || guess > 10 )
        {
           System.out.println( "Well, if you're not going to try,"
                               + " I'm not playing." );
        }
        else
        {
           if ( guess == secretNumber )
               System.out.println( "Hoorah. You win!" ); 
           else
           {
               System.out.println( "The number was " + secretNumber );
     
               if ( Math.abs( guess - secretNumber ) > 3 )
                   System.out.println( "You missed it by a mile!" );
               else
                   System.out.println( "You were close." );
     
               System.out.println( "Better luck next time." );
           }
        }
      }
    }


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    Default Re: Assignment: Display Character

    how can i change it to letters
    Read the API doc for the Scanner class. It has several methods for reading different types of data.
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