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Question in System.out?

vikram veera
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Joined: Dec 26, 2000
Posts: 43
I have question in System.out where (out) stands for what.
Please help me in this.
Lalit Sha

Joined: Jan 11, 2001
Posts: 28
I think out is a static variable of System class. This is what I could understand from the API. Can anybody explain this further.

Joined: Feb 15, 2001
Posts: 11
static variable of System class is PrintStream object.
Cindy Glass
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Joined: Sep 29, 2000
Posts: 8521
The class System has 3 fields: in, out and err. The "in" field is an InputStream. The "out" and "err" fields are PrintStreams.
PrintStream has the print() and println() methods (as well has several others).

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