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    Default Cannot find symbol

    Ok so, I can't figure out why my code is giving me the error message "Cannot find symbol - class slots"

    As far as I can tell I've defined the class haven't I?

    public class SlotCollection
    {
        private Slot slots[];
     
     
        public SlotCollection(slots[] intArray)
        {
            slots[] x;
            x = new slots[4];
        }
     
        public int getSize()
        {
            return 4; 
        }
     
        public Slot getSlot(int i)
        {
            switch (i)
            {
                case 0: return slots[0];
                case 1: return slots[1];
                case 2: return slots[2];
                case 3: return slots[3];
                default: return null;
            }
        }

    I have much more code in seperate classes, but I believe this is all that is relevant for this error. Please help.


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    Default Re: Cannot find symbol

    public SlotCollection(slots[] intArray)
    you're using slots[] instead of Slot[]. Java is very picky on exact spelling and is case sensitive (there's an extra s at the end and the first s isn't capitalized).

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    Default Re: Cannot find symbol

    Oh wow, don't I feel silly now. Thanks!

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    So how do I call SlotCollection properly now in another class?

    E.g I have "ground = new SlotCollection();" in another class, what do I need inside the ()?

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    What ever parameters the SlotCollection constructor is expecting.
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