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Blanking out a button if they do not have enough funds in their bank.

 
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Hey guys, im new to java and am wanting to disable a button say "20" if they do not have enough funds in their bank. I have had a shot at it but i keep getting "operator cannot be applied to java.lang.string,double. I'm pretty sure im missing something simple here.. =(





 
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Yes, the simple thing you missed was to tell us which of those 400 lines of code produced that error message. I wouldn't expect anybody to examine the whole lot carefully to figure that out, when you could just tell us.
 
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Sorry, found on line 88.

double currentBalance=
(new Double (atmData.getBalance())).doubleValue();
if (input <= currentBalance) {
au20Button.setEnabled(false);
 
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Hint:
Can you compare apples and oranges? String and double? Windoze and Mac?
 
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Yeah, im only new to Java so i dont have alot of knowledge, but how do i go about rectifying this issue? do you convert the string or what?
 
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Convert the String to double and then compare. Hint:Check out the Double constructor.
 
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So this compiles but it's not blanking out the buttons.

 
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So what's the value of currentBalance?
 
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$100 by default
 
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I would suggest using
to check what actual value you are getting.
 
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Ok just tried that and it is working, when i withdraw $20 the console produces $80.
 
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And the 20 and 50 buttons are getting disabled?
 
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Did you mean if they are disabling if the balance is under the withdraw amount? then still no =(
 
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I think it would help if you post your SSCCE code, which we can download and run in our environment. Please do take out time to click on the SSCCE link to find out what it really means.
 
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Ok so you would like me to upload all of the classes and other information?
 
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Maneesh Godbole wrote:Please do take out time to click on the SSCCE link to find out what it really means.


Did you do this?
http://sscce.org/
 
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