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casting problem

Savvy Makol

Joined: Jun 03, 2003
Posts: 6
Kindly somebody explain the difference between upcasting and downcasting.When do we get classcast exception.
John Lee
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Joined: Aug 05, 2001
Posts: 2545
please refer to Inheritance and Exceptions, Object-oriented Programming in Java, and Items in java.jdk.
David O'Meara

Joined: Mar 06, 2001
Posts: 13459

Don, it might be more useful if you distilled these articles into an answer. I'm a big fan of reading articles, but sometimes people just want their question answered.
John Lee
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Joined: Aug 05, 2001
Posts: 2545
i will.
Don't get me started about those stupid light bulbs.
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