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Thread: Problem with multiple output statements in DO WHILE loop.

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    Default Problem with multiple output statements in DO WHILE loop.

    I'm having some trouble figuring out why this code is outputting twice. When I run this method in my main program it will output the phrase "That is not the name of a sphere" no matter what the value is. The loop structure works, i.e. if the name isn't defined in my array then it will keep asking me until I write the name of a sphere that is and then will progress with the method, but even if the sphere is correctly named, it will print that phrase before continuing with the method. I know that the else statement is printing no matter what but I cannot find where the error is. This error only occurs when the array is greater than one element. If I only enter one sphere into the array it will only ask once per test. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Here's the code:
    ****nevermind. I fixed it. I just used a counting variable when the argument was true instead of setting a boolean. It was going through each array member and printing the phrase for each one that didn't match the string. Oh well, this is why we take classes.

        		System.out.println("Enter the name of the sphere that you would like to transpose: ");
        		for(int i=0;i<x.length;i++){
        			   System.out.println("That is not the name of a sphere.");
    Last edited by Nismoz3255; February 22nd, 2012 at 11:12 PM.

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