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Int equals void
I am building a applet that can read inputs from the user to make codons for DNA, so my teacher can use it. It reads the first three characters to make a codon, uses those characters to get a value (1, 2, 3 or 4), takes those character values to make a codon value (1  64), and then changes that codon value into the Amino Acid name. I am trying to take this int value, called codonNumber, and make it equal a different number, called from a void called getCodon. Can anyone help me? This is my error:
Java Code:/tmp/jc_20900/DNA.java:144: getCodon(int) in DNA cannot be applied to () codonNumber = getCodon(); ^ 1 error
Java Code:if(firstInput != 0 && secondInput != 0 && thirdInput != 0) { codonNumber = getCodon(); } } public static void getCodon(int codonNumber){ if(firstInput == 1) { if(secondInput == 1) { if(thirdInput == 1) { codonNumber = 1; } else if(thirdInput == 2) { codonNumber = 2; } else if(thirdInput == 3) { codonNumber = 3; } else if(thirdInput == 4) { codonNumber = 4; } } else if(secondInput == 2) { if(thirdInput == 1) { codonNumber = 5; } else if(thirdInput == 2) { codonNumber = 6; } else if(thirdInput == 3) { codonNumber = 7; } else if(thirdInput == 4) { codonNumber = 8; } } else if(secondInput == 3) { if(thirdInput == 1) { codonNumber = 9; } else if(thirdInput == 2) { codonNumber = 10; } else if(thirdInput == 3) { codonNumber = 11; } else if(thirdInput == 4) { codonNumber = 12; } } else if(secondInput == 4) { if(thirdInput == 1) { codonNumber = 13; } else if(thirdInput == 2) { codonNumber = 14; } else if(thirdInput == 3) { codonNumber = 15; } else if(thirdInput == 4) { codonNumber = 16; } } } else if(firstInput == 2) { if(secondInput == 1) { if(thirdInput == 1) { codonNumber = 17; } else if(thirdInput == 2) { codonNumber = 18; } else if(thirdInput == 3) { codonNumber = 19; } else if(thirdInput == 4) { codonNumber = 20; } } else if(secondInput == 2) { if(thirdInput == 1) { codonNumber = 21; } else if(thirdInput == 2) { codonNumber = 22; } else if(thirdInput == 3) { codonNumber = 23; } else if(thirdInput == 4) { codonNumber = 24; } } else if(secondInput == 3) { if(thirdInput == 1) { codonNumber = 25; } else if(thirdInput == 2) { codonNumber = 26; } else if(thirdInput == 3) { codonNumber = 27; } else if(thirdInput == 4) { codonNumber = 28; } } else if(secondInput == 4) { if(thirdInput == 1) { codonNumber = 29; } else if(thirdInput == 2) { codonNumber = 30; } else if(thirdInput == 3) { codonNumber = 31; } else if(thirdInput == 4) { codonNumber = 32; } } } else if(firstInput == 3) { if(secondInput == 1) { if(thirdInput == 1) { codonNumber = 33; } else if(thirdInput == 2) { codonNumber = 34; } else if(thirdInput == 3) { codonNumber = 35; } else if(thirdInput == 4) { codonNumber = 36; } } else if(secondInput == 2) { if(thirdInput == 1) { codonNumber = 37; } else if(thirdInput == 2) { codonNumber = 38; } else if(thirdInput == 3) { codonNumber = 39; } else if(thirdInput == 4) { codonNumber = 40; } } else if(secondInput == 3) { if(thirdInput == 1) { codonNumber = 41; } else if(thirdInput == 2) { codonNumber = 42; } else if(thirdInput == 3) { codonNumber = 43; } else if(thirdInput == 4) { codonNumber = 44; } } else if(secondInput == 4) { if(thirdInput == 1) { codonNumber = 45; } else if(thirdInput == 2) { codonNumber = 46; } else if(thirdInput == 3) { codonNumber = 47; } else if(thirdInput == 4) { codonNumber = 48; } } } else if(firstInput == 4) { if(secondInput == 1) { if(thirdInput == 1) { codonNumber = 49; } else if(thirdInput == 2) { codonNumber = 50; } else if(thirdInput == 3) { codonNumber = 51; } else if(thirdInput == 4) { codonNumber = 52; } } else if(secondInput == 2) { if(thirdInput == 1) { codonNumber = 53; } else if(thirdInput == 2) { codonNumber = 54; } else if(thirdInput == 3) { codonNumber = 55; } else if(thirdInput == 4) { codonNumber = 56; } } else if(secondInput == 3) { if(thirdInput == 1) { codonNumber = 57; } else if(thirdInput == 2) { codonNumber = 58; } else if(thirdInput == 3) { codonNumber = 59; } else if(thirdInput == 4) { codonNumber = 60; } } else if(secondInput == 4) { if(thirdInput == 1) { codonNumber = 61; } else if(thirdInput == 2) { codonNumber = 62; } else if(thirdInput == 3) { codonNumber = 63; } else if(thirdInput == 4) { codonNumber = 64; } } } }
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Am I right that the codon number equals:
16*(firstInput1)+4*(secondInput1)+thirdInput?
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Ummmmmm, no. Lol. That isn't how I had the formula. I think I know how to fix it now.
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Uhm, I think this is close to what you need:
Java Code:String s4 = String.valueOf(firstInput 1) + String.valueOf(secondInput 1) + String.valueOf(thirdInput 1); codonNumber = Integer.parseInt(s4, 4) +1;
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 05052010, 05:51 PM #7Math problems? Call 1800[(10x)(13i)^2][sin(xy)/2.362x]
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 05052010, 05:58 PM #9
Aye sir, off to the quarry.
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Oh great, I don't pay attention for one meager minute and they sort it all out behind my back, it's not fair! What'd happen if I started to sort things out behind their backs? Hm? That's what I'm all about, it's not fair! So there.
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Lol thanks guys for posting. I just called the void instead of making the getCodon equal the void. I mean, if you looked inside the getCodon method, you could see that it would already happen. =p Now I have to make Jmenu buttons with actions, so commands like "Transcribe" and "Translate" will work. Any help with that would be nice, or just send a URL of where it could teach it noob friendly.
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Well, in the original posted code your codonNumber might be being set in the method, but it's not being past out. For example this call:
Java Code:int codonNumber = 0; getCodon(codonNumber);
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