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Thread: if statement issue

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    Default if statement issue

    if i enter "y" when prompted to play again, i get the "good bye" message. what is happening?

    public static void main(String args[])  
        { 
        	Scanner in = new Scanner(System.in);
        	String s;
     
        	System.out.println("Welcome\n");
        	Game newGame = new Game();
        	System.out.println();
     
        	System.out.print("Play Again? Y/N ");
        	s=in.next();
        	System.out.println();
        	if(s=="Y" || s=="y")
        	{
        		newGame = new Game();
        	}
        	else
        	{
        		System.out.print("Good Bye");
        	}
    	}


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    Default Re: if statement issue

    Go here: http://www.javaprogrammingforums.com...-mistakes.html (<- link) and go down to post #9 (don't know how to leave link to direct post). Your issue has to do with the difference between == and .equals.
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