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qin da
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The tostring method for class Object returns a string consisting of the name of the class of which the Object is an instance, the at-sign character '@', an the unsigned hexadecimal representation of the hash code of the Object.
Chad McGowan
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Right, and you can override toString() in your own classes to return something meaningful.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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