I have written some code for an Inventory program that I am working on for a Java Class. I keep getting the cannot find symbol error. I have been trying to fix it and can not. Some simple guidence would be nice. Here is what I have already with errors on line 10, 21, 22, 23, 24, and 27.

// inventory program part4
// by Jason Waldrop

import javax.swing.*;

import java.awt.event.*;
public class Inventory4 extends JFrame {
	
	private JTextArea text;
	private Inventory inv;
	private int view;
	
	
	public Inventory4() {
		
		super("DVD");
		setDefaultCloseOperation(JFrame.EXIT_ON_CLOSE); // If the window is to be closed then it quits
		view = 0; // Current viewing
		
		// my products		
		DVD p1 = new DVD(1,"Superbad",3,15.49);
		DVD p2 = new DVD(2,"Full Metal Jacket",7,17.29);
		DVD p3 = new DVD(3,"Transformers",5,19.99);
		DVD p4 = new ExtendedDVD(3,"Shawshank Redemption",5,14.99,"Frank Darabont");
	
		//My inventory entered in:
		inv = new Inventory(3);
		inv.add(p1);
		inv.add(p2);
		inv.add(p3);
		inv.add(p4);
		
		// output the products
		inv.view();
		
		//My Graphical User Interface
		JPanel panel = new JPanel();
		panel.setLayout(new BoxLayout(panel,BoxLayout.Y_AXIS));
		text = new JTextArea(20,50);
		text.setEditable(false);
		panel.add(text);
		showDVD();

		JButton next = new JButton("Next");
		next.addActionListener(new ActionListener() {
			public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent e) {
				if (view < inv.size()-1) view++;
				else view = 0; 
				showDVD();
			}
		});
		panel.add(next);
		

		getContentPane().add(panel);
		
	}
	
	// This is where we view the DVD
	public void showDVD() {
		text.setText("DVD Details:\n");
		text.append(inv.get(view).toString()+"\n");
		text.append(String.format
				("The value of all my Dvds: $%.2f", inv.value()));
	}

	public static void main(String args [])
	{
		Inventory4 invt = new Inventory4();
		invt.pack();
		invt.setVisible(true);
		
	} //end main
}

I have written some code for an Inventory program that I am working on for a Java Class. I keep getting the cannot find symbol error. I have been trying to fix it and can not. Some simple guidence would be nice. Here is what I have already with errors on line 10, 21, 22, 23, 24, and 27.


[// inventory program part4]
[// by Jason Waldrop]

[import javax.swing.*;]

[import java.awt.event.*;]
[public class Inventory4 extends JFrame {]

private JTextArea text;]
[private Inventory inv;]
[private int view;]


[public Inventory4() {]

[super("DVD");]
[setDefaultCloseOperation(JFrame.EXIT_ON_CLOSE); // If the ][window is to be closed then it quits]
[view = 0; // Current viewing]

[// my products ]
[DVD p1 = new DVD(1,"Superbad",3,15.49);]
[DVD p2 = new DVD(2,"Full Metal Jacket",7,17.29);]
[DVD p3 = new DVD(3,"Transformers",5,19.99);]
[DVD p4 = new ExtendedDVD(3,"Shawshank Redemption",5,14.99,"Frank Darabont");]

[//My inventory entered in:]
[inv = new Inventory(3);]
[inv.add(p1);]
[inv.add(p2);]
inv.add(p3);]
[inv.add(p4);]

[// output the products]
[inv.view();]

[//My Graphical User Interface]
[JPanel panel = new JPanel();]
[panel.setLayout(new BoxLayout(panel,BoxLayout.Y_AXIS));]
[text = new JTextArea(20,50);]
[text.setEditable(false);]
[panel.add(text);]
[showDVD();]

[JButton next = new JButton("Next");]
[next.addActionListener(new ActionListener() {]
[public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent e) {]
[if (view < inv.size()-1) view++;]
[else view = 0;]
[showDVD();]
[}]
[});]
[panel.add(next);]


[getContentPane().add(panel);]

[}]

[// This is where we view the DVD]
[public void showDVD() {]
[text.setText("DVD Details:\n");]
[text.append(inv.get(view).toString()+"\n");]
[text.append(String.format]
[("The value of all my Dvds: $%.2f", inv.value()));]
[}]

[public static void main(String args [])]
[{]
[Inventory4 invt = new Inventory4();]
[invt.pack();]
[invt.setVisible(true);]

[} //end main]
[}]

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[/code]

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