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Question about redefining Enum

Kaydell Leavitt
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Joined: Nov 18, 2006
Posts: 689

I have a question about one of the question on Marcus Green's eXamulator 5.0. Enum is defined in the package java.lang, java.lang is automatically imported and you can't redefine a class at the same level right?

I don't understand how the following code works:

I also don't understand why the checkbox is declared as an int when we're working with enums.

shakunthala Divakar

Joined: Aug 01, 2007
Posts: 13

If you add java.lang.Enum then the given code doesn't compile.
and If you add [code] java.lang.* and also which is by default added, then it compiles fine.

so i belive that , the class Enum is not imported until you use that in your code without defining it.
In the given code.If you use Enum next then,that will not be from java.lang instead that will be the one you defined.
I think Enum is not redefined,as it is not imported yet
Manfred Klug
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Joined: Jun 04, 2007
Posts: 377
Originally posted by Kaydell Leavitt:
I also don't understand why the checkbox is declared as an int when we're working with enums.[/CODE]
Since they are two different things which only share the name.
I agree. Here's the link:
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