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Thread: Cant get the correct print out just once.

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    Default Cant get the correct print out just once.

    import java.util.*;
     
    public class LetCount
    {
     
      public static final int NUMCHARS = 26 + 1; //You define
     
      public static int addr(char ch)
      {
        return (int) ch - (int) 'A' + 1;
      }
     
     
      public static void main(String[] args)
      {
        Scanner keyboard = new Scanner(System.in);  // for reading input
         int[] count = new int [NUMCHARS]; 
         int curIndex = 0;
         int max = 0;
         System.out.println("Enter text to be read");
           while (keyboard.hasNext())
             {
             String str1 = keyboard.nextLine().toUpperCase();
             char ch = str1.charAt(curIndex);
              for(curIndex = 0; curIndex < str1.length(); curIndex++)
              {
              ch = str1.charAt(curIndex);
              if (ch >= 'A' && ch <= 'Z') {
              addr(ch);
              count[ch - 'A']++;
                            }         
     for (int i = 0; i < 26; ++i) {
               int highest; 
                    highest = count[i];
     
     
              System.out.printf(" %c ", i + 'A');
              System.out.println("occurred " + count[i] + " times");          
                if (highest >= max) {
                if (highest > max) {
                    max = highest;
     
     }
     
     
                }
     
            }
                  System.out.println(max);
        }
     
     
              }
     
     
                                      }
     
     
      }

    Other than maybe too many } why does this print out a statment for every letter?

    Im trying to take it and print out the count for each letter and say the highest and lowest of the counts


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    Default Re: Cant get the correct print out just once.

    One of your loops (maybe more than one) doesn't have an exit. Add some print statements to figure out which loop is misbehaving and fix it. I'm also not sure of the purpose of the while() loop. You might rethink whether that is required at all.

    Also, there's no detectable purpose for your code formatting. Each enclosed block of code should be indented one unit - whatever that is in your world - offset inside braces. Your braces are all over the place.

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