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Shenaz Assu
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Joined: Sep 21, 2007
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Hi All,

I am new to java reflection. I have a Class c variable. I need to check if its an instance of Number.class. If so, i'll need to invoke anyone of the constructors of the subclasses of Number (Long, Double, etc..) depending upon the variable c. Is it possible using the reflection.
Jesper de Jong
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Have a look at the API documentation of class Class. Try something like this:

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