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am i correct

josephine chen
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Joined: Oct 29, 2002
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My understanding was you can overload a method ONLY in the same class where it is declared and you can ONLY override methods in subclasses of parent classes...Am I right ??
Jim Yingst

Joined: Jan 30, 2000
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You can overload a method in the same class OR in a subclass; you can override in a subclass.

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