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Thread: Java error "cannot find symbol variable frame" while using in showMessageDialog

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    Default Java error "cannot find symbol variable frame" while using in showMessageDialog

    hello guys im a random college guy who goes to school for granted,,..
    pls help me here
    here's my code...


    public class asdasdasd {
    	public static void main (String[] args){
     
    JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(frame,"who is the cutest?");
    	}
    }


    error msg.: cannot find symbol variable frame
    Last edited by Freaky Chris; September 18th, 2009 at 04:15 PM.


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    Default Re: cannot find symbol variable frame

    change "frame" to null.

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    Default Re: cannot find symbol variable frame

    hey freaky chris....
    you're not a freak at all....
    if anyone calls you freak..tell me..ill kick their buts for you...
    tnx alot


    forum admin:
    close thread ?

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    Default Re: cannot find symbol variable frame

    We don't close threads. We just request that you mark the thread as solved

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    Default Re: cannot find symbol variable frame

    ahh...ok tnx...
    btw..i forgot.
    what does frame and null do?

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    Default Re: cannot find symbol variable frame

    that parameter specifies the objects parent, normally some form of frame. Or it has no parents, so it is null.
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