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Thread: Need help with creating method for Array.

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    Default Re: Need help with creating method for Array.

    The whole array is referenced by using the name of the array without the []s
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    Meaning your method signature will need adjusting as well to specify the correct data type

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    Default Re: Need help with creating method for Array.

    Okay well I made my method a void, so it would not return anything. So my question if I don't return anything I will store the array in the main method for further use?

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    I'm trying something right now.

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    Basically yes, although you need to edit your methods so you are working on the array you have passed to the method, not creating a new one and working on that as any data you create in a method will be destroyed when the method completes execution...
    So what you want is: create your array in the main method, pass that array to your first method (can be a void method) make the necessary changes to THAT array, any changes to the array will reflect on the original one because it is a non-primitive data type, then back in your main method you pass the same array to the print method which is also void, and make sure that it's printing the correct array...

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    Default Re: Need help with creating method for Array.

    okay I was actually thinking about doing that. I'm going to try that.

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    Using a "global" for passing and returning values from methods is not the way to it.
    Have the method return the array of Strings that it creates.
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