"John C" <johnch_atms@hotmail.com> wrote in message news:dhlsu7$652$1@digitaldaemon.com...
> I've searched the archive and couldn't see a working solution for how to initialize a rectangular/multidimensional array. I get an ArrayBoundsError when attempting to access it.
>
> Here's my code:
>
> float[][] matrix = new float[][5];
> for (int i = 0; i < 5; i++) {
> matrix[i].length = 5;
> }
> matrix[0][0] = 1f;
> matrix[1][1] = 1f; // ArrayBoundsError here
>
> However, if I change my code as follow, it works.
>
> matrix[0][0] = 1f;
> matrix[1].length = 5;
> matrix[1][1] = 1f;
>
> Haven't I already set the length of the array in my for loop earlier? What's going on?
>
> Thanks.
Ok, ignore this. It was a typo in my code.
