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 Crooksy 21Sep2006 08:13

2D array

Hello,

Could someone help me out, I am very new to programming( as one could tell by the Question I am about to ask.)

I am trying to assign a value to random spots in a 2D array. This is what I have so far:
Code:

```   /**     * Generates random coordinates, puts them into a new CoordinatePair,     * returns CoordinatePair - This method is complete and requires no change.     * @return a randomly-generated pair of coordinates within the bounds of the     * grid     */     private CoordinatePair getRandomCoordinates()     {         CoordinatePair coords = new CoordinatePair();  // create a new coordinate pair object         coords.setRow(random.nextInt(ROWS));          // randomly select a row, put row info into object         coords.setColumn(random.nextInt(COLUMNS));    // randomly select a column, put column info into object         return coords;                                // return the object     }       /**     * Invokes getRandomCoordinates() to put a specific value into the number of     * grid positions specified by the first parameter, e.g.     * setRandomCoordinates(5, 'T') will set the target char 'T' into 5 different     * locations in the grid on which it is invoked. This method will be invoked on the     * working grid.     * @param the number of randomly-generated coordinates to set with the value,     * the target value to set     */  ```
This is where I need help, setting up this next method:

public void setRandomCoordinates(int numCoordsToSet, char valueToSet)

 shabbir 21Sep2006 11:01

Re: 2D array

Isnt the set method just simple value putting into the class member variable. Can you put the class which has this function as set should just assign the value.

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