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Thread: calling a method in class

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    Default calling a method in class

    memclass memObject = new memclass();//this line wont work it has red lines under memclass

    error message
    constructor memclass in class home33.memclass cannot be applied to given types;
    required: java.lang.String,java.lang.String,java.lang.String ,java.lang.String
    found: no arguments
    reason: actual and formal argument lists differ in length
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    package home33;
     * @author ork
    public class memclass {
        private String firstName;
        private String SecondName;
        private String joinDate;
        private String dob;
        public memclass(String firstName, String SecondNmae, String joinDate, String dob) {
            this.firstName = firstName;
            this.SecondName = SecondNmae;
            this.joinDate = joinDate;
            this.dob = dob;
        public String getSecondNmae() {
            return SecondName;
        public void setSecondNmae(String SecondNmae) {
            this.SecondName = SecondNmae;
        public String getDob() {
            return dob;
        public void setDob(String dob) {
            this.dob = dob;
        public String getFirstName() {
            return firstName;
        public void setFirstName(String firstName) {
            this.firstName = firstName;
        public String getJoinDate() {
            return joinDate;
        public void setJoinDate(String joinDate) {
            this.joinDate = joinDate;
    can anyone help please thanks the error is on the first line of code i included the class i am trying to call incase the error is there i have included netbeans error message
    Last edited by jps; October 31st, 2012 at 12:32 AM. Reason: code tags added

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    Default Re: calling a method in class

    Did you bother to read the error message?
    What parameters does the memclass constructor expect?
    What parameters are you passing?
    The error message tells you!
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    Default Re: calling a method in class

    Hi and welcome to the forum.
    Please see the announcements page for the use of code tags when posting code.

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