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Thread: illegal start of expression

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    Lightbulb illegal start of expression

    Hello,

    I need help in this little code error canīt find any help online.

    public class Variablen1 {
      public static void main(String [] args) {
     
      byte bZahl = 28;
      short sZahl = -1843;
      int iZahl = 4356576;
      long lZahl = 345236577970L;
      float fZahl = 4.37456678;
      double dZahl = 3645.564782;
      boolean bestanden = true;
      char zeichen = %;
      System.out.println(bZahl);
      System.out.println(sZahl);
      System.out.println(iZahl);
      System.out.println(lZahl);
      System.out.println(fZahl);
      System.out.println(dZahl);
      System.out.println(bestanden);
      System.out.println(zeichen);
     }
    }

    [error]
    H:\Java\Programme\JavaUebung02>javac Variablen1.java
    Variablen1.java:11: error: illegal start of expression
    char zeichen = %;
    ^
    Variablen1.java:11: error: illegal start of expression
    char zeichen = %;
    ^
    2 errors
    [/error]

    Thanks a lot.

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    Default Re: illegal start of expression

    char values need to be enclosed in 's
    For example: '$'
    If you don't understand my answer, don't ignore it, ask a question.

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