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about Object declaration as static

Anand Natraj
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Can we declare an object of class as Static.If it can be declared static what is it's use
Rachel Swailes
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You will see that you cannot declare a static class.
Jeffrey Hunter
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The method readMe() belongs to the class, and not any particular instance of the class.

Realize, you can have nested member classes (classes declared in body of top-level class), which may be static. But this follows the same idea that, when dealing with classes, only members of the class can be declared static.

You can get a better grip on this idea by reading a definition of the static modifier here.
[ June 07, 2004: Message edited by: Jeffrey Hunter ]
 
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