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Enum doubt

Geetha Gubendran
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Joined: Sep 04, 2006
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I read that the access modifier for enum is default and public. But I read the below stmnt in some book. So Can I use any of the below modifiers for the enum that is declared within the class?

An enum declared outside a class must NOT be marked static, final,
abstract, protected, or private.
Jesper de Jong
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Joined: Aug 16, 2005
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Why don't you just try it out? Write a small test program, try to compile it, and see if you get any errors.

Java Beginners FAQ - JavaRanch SCJP FAQ - The Java Tutorial - Java SE 8 API documentation
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