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Thread: If statement help

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    Default If statement help

    Hey guys,

    I have a school project where we have to design a quiz game (doesn't have to be graphically amazing), but it does have to look somewhat nice.

    I'm trying to create a way to allow the user to select the font color as well as background color before actually starting the quiz!

    Now what I want to do is this:

    c.drawString ("Out of the four circles shown below which is your favorite?",0,0);
    (I'll draw 4 colored circles here, blue, red, pink, and maybe green, idk not important though for them to view and choose)
    c.drawString ("My favorite color is: ",0,10);
    String backgroundColor;
    backgroundColor = c.readLine();

    My problem begins here. I'm using if statements to decide on the color. If it was two colors it would be fine. For example, lets say I only had two colors, blue and red. I would do:

    if (color.equalsIgnoreCase ("blue"))
    {
    c.setColor (Color.blue);
    }
    else
    {
    c.setColor (Color.red);
    }


    My problem is, if I want four colors, how do I do that?
    I want it to be a variety for the class to choose, not just an option between two colors.

    I was thinking maybe if I had sets of two colors with numbers on them and they chose a number.
    After the number they're given the option of the two colors.

    If that makes any sense at all.

    Anyways, if there's a method of allowing 4 possibilities, please let me know, thank you!
    (I've been only coding for a few weeks and by coding I mean c.drawOval, so the more help the better! )

    ---------- Post added at 02:42 PM ---------- Previous post was at 02:26 PM ----------

    Never mind you can remove this topic, my friend helped me on his gaming forums


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    Default Re: If statement help

    Hi DarkPrince
    Please see the announcements page for the use of code tags as well as other useful forum tips.

    Never mind you can remove this topic, my friend helped me on his gaming forums
    The link above also has information on marking the thread as solved.

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