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Rajeswari Kumar

Joined: Mar 23, 2007
Posts: 26
This is a question from whizlabs.

class AutoBox2 {
public static void main(String []ar) {
Float F=new Float(9.0);
float f=(float)9.0;
When I am trying to compile the program, following error has come float cannot be dereferenced
1 error
What is called dereferencing. But if it is given as
code compiles fine. Please explain me.
anil kumar
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Joined: Feb 23, 2007
Posts: 447

Here f is primitive.How can you call a method on primitive variable ?


Anil Kumar
Rajeswari Kumar

Joined: Mar 23, 2007
Posts: 26
Yes Yes. Thanku. It didn't strike for me.
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