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Posts: 48
Registered: ‎06-02-2013
My Device: 9780
My Carrier: MTS UKR
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Problem with AutoText adding

I still don't get the way I shall use it:



String p = "11111111";
String t = "22222222";
AutoText.add(t, p, SMART_CASE, LOCALE_en);

 This gives me error "Cannot make a static reference to the non-static method add(String, String, int, Locale) from the type AutoText".

It must really be something I miss being a novice in Java...

Can anyone help me get it running?

Posts: 121
Registered: ‎05-31-2012
My Device: 9900
My Carrier: Airtel

Re: Problem with AutoText adding

Rebelllious You are right, it is related to basic JAVA concept.


You need a instance of AutoText, to call add method.


Try this-


1. Get the instance of AutoText-

AutoText autoText = AutoText.getAutoText();


2. Call add method on this instance-

autoText.add(t, p, SMART_CASE, LOCALE_en);





Rishikesh Singh
Posts: 48
Registered: ‎06-02-2013
My Device: 9780
My Carrier: MTS UKR

Re: Problem with AutoText adding

Thanks a lot. This was the way to use it!

But this led me to another problem  - nullPointerException. Though it is not related to this topic.

Once again thanks.