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01-11-2010, 09:46 PM #1
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Need help coding a simple Hangman game
For a class project, I am creating a simple version of Hangman.
The phrase the user has to figure out will be "My teacher is the best."
When it starts out, it will print "-- ------- -- --- ----." Please enter a letter.
I am having some trouble, however, with the script being able to read the letter I enter and replace it with the corresponding hyphen.
So when you type in "e", the script prints out "-- -e---e- -- --e -e--."
And then they enter a "t", it will print out "-- te---e- -- t-e -e-t."
Until each letter is guessed
How do you do that?
01-11-2010, 11:29 PM #2
You will have to be much more specific to get anywhere with your question.
Have you started the program?
What have you tried?
What part is giving you trouble?
I would start with a String that contains the actual key, and use the standard methods supported by the String class to read where and at what index each character resides.
Alternatively, you could use a character array and access the string as a standard array, but I would go with using a String.