Re: Compile error

"Paul S. Underwood" <>
Fri, 07 Jul 2006 22:27:18 -0400
See comments in source code below:

uncomment one line: the declaration of formPanel
comment out one line: closing bracket from old main method
comment out one line: spurious closing bracket
Eliminate one pair of braces.

This now runs for me.


pcbutts1 wrote:

Bare with me please, this java stuff is really not my strong point. The code
will not compile. It was a working gui thanks to the help of a group member
here. Now I am trying to make it an Applet but it will not compile, help!

import java.util.*;
import javax.swing.*;
import java.awt.*;
import java.awt.event.*;
import java.text.DecimalFormat;

//public class cbweek2Applet {
public class cbweek2Applet extends JApplet {

 double a, t, i, payments;
 JLabel amountLbl, termLbl, IntrateLbl, paymentsLbl;
 JTextField amountTf, termTf, intrateTf, paymentsTf;
 JButton calcBtn;

//Uncomment next line:

JFrame formPanel;
 Font font;
    DecimalFormat formatter = new DecimalFormat("0.00");

  // public cbweek2Applet() {
 public void init () {
  System.out.println("Starting Mortgage Calculator.");

  font = new Font("Arial",Font.BOLD,24);

  amountLbl = new JLabel("Loan Amount");
  termLbl = new JLabel("Terms");
  IntrateLbl = new JLabel("Interest Rate");
  paymentsLbl = new JLabel("Monthly amount");

  amountTf = new JTextField();
  termTf = new JTextField();
  intrateTf = new JTextField();
  paymentsTf = new JTextField();

  calcBtn = new JButton("Calculate");


  formPanel = new JFrame("Mortgage Calculator");
  formPanel.setLayout(new GridLayout(6,6));


  calcBtn.addActionListener(new ActionListener() {
   public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent e) {

  formPanel.setLocation(300, 200);



// public static void main(String[] args) {
 // new cbweek2Applet();

//Comment out next line:


 private void calculate() {

  double a = Double.parseDouble(amountTf.getText()); // mortgage amount
  double t = Double.parseDouble(termTf.getText()); // mortgage term
  double i = Double.parseDouble(intrateTf.getText()); // interest rate
  double monthlyInt = (i/100)/ 12;
        double payments = (a * monthlyInt)
                    / (1 - Math.pow(1/ (1 + monthlyInt), t * 12)); //

//Comment out next line:

// }

//Eliminate brace:

    /* { */ String result = formatter.format(payments);
        paymentsTf.setText("" + result);

//Eliminate brace:

// }

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