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Thread: Alphabet Program

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    Default Alphabet Program

    So I have to write this program and I have no idea what I'm doing. Here are my requirements:

    Create a program that stores the characters in an array at compile time. The program should display (from the array), on separate lines:

    1. The entire alphabet alphabetized.
    2. The entire alphabet in reverse order.
    3. The first letter of the alphabet
    4. The first ten characters of the alphabet.
    5. The last five characters of the alphabet
    6. The tenth letter of the alphabet.

    Here is what I have so far

    import java.io.*;
    import java.util.*;


    public class Alphabet {


    public static char [] theAlphabet = new char [26];
    public static void main(String[] args) {

    creation ();

    System.out.println("The alphabet: ");
    print (0,25)

    System.out.println("The alphabet in reverse: ");
    print (25,0)

    System.out.println("First letter of the alphabet: ");
    print (0)

    System.out.println("First ten letters of the alphabet: ");
    print (0,9)

    System.out.println("Last five letters of the alphabet: ");
    print (21,25)

    System.out.println("Tenth letter of the alphabet: ");
    print (9)

    char ch;

    for( ch = 'a' ; ch <= 'z' ; ch++ )
    System.out.println(ch);
    }

    Please help me finish this. I have no idea what I'm doing


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    Default Re: Alphabet Program

    To begin with, you should put your code in the code tags so it's easier to read. Secondly, from the looks of it you have made no attempt to add or test any output or code. You already made the array thats gonna hold the 26 characters, so I can tell you that in your main you're going to want to add the characters to the array. I'm sorry to say, nobody is going to help you finish this code as it is.

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