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Thread: compile time error

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    Default compile time error

    DecimalFormat fmt = new DecimalFormat(0.##);
    double value = fmt.format(23.457);

    After writing this, i get a compile time error. Why is that?

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    Default Re: compile time error

    1. fmt.format() will return a String, so should be declare as String vaue instead of double.
    2. Argument for fmt.format is doublle, not string.

    So the correct code should be
    DecimalFormat fmt = new DecimalFormat("0.##");
    String value = fmt.format(23.457);
    Last edited by John Joe; October 5th, 2018 at 01:59 AM.
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