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Packages and Classes

Holly Leery
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Joined: Sep 08, 2004
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I have a question. I have three classes that I want to put into one pacakge and I was wondering if there is anything in particular I should do. I want them all in:


I have that at the beginning of all three classes (House, Home, OurDate).

I am getting the following 2 errors saying: 'class' or 'interface' expected;
^ 'class' or 'interface' expected

Thank you for any comments, I am sure it is something stupid Thanks a lot!!
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Joined: Jul 08, 2003
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Well, that period in between the word "package" and the "insy" doesn't belong there. The second error may just be the result of the first. Note that the "package" line has to be the first non-comment line in the file, and the "import" lines have to come after any package line, but before anything else. For example

is a valid file with one of each.

Note, by the way, that if your class is in the package, you should not and need not import any other classes in that same package; they're available by default.

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