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Swati Gupta
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Joined: May 28, 2002
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What's the problem with this code. Itried creating a instance of CertOne and accessed the variables using the reference and removed the static modifier from the block.
but I can't understand it gives error about x,y,z all the time
Corey McGlone
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Joined: Dec 20, 2001
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Those variables are not class members. Rather, they are being defined as local variables within the static initializer block. You can declare them outside the block and then initialize them with, like this:

This should make your code function perfectly.
[ June 13, 2002: Message edited by: Corey McGlone ]

SCJP Tipline, etc.
Francisco A Guimaraes
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Joined: Mar 20, 2002
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The error happens because the variables x, y and z exist only inside the static block. Once the program leaves that block and starts the main method the variables are no longer acessible. If you want to access them from the main, do this:

hope it helps,

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Swati Gupta
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Joined: May 28, 2002
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Thanks Corey and Francisco, I missed the basic point.
I agree. Here's the link:
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