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Hilton Meyer
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Joined: Nov 13, 2003
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Hi there,

Just need a bit of an explanation. about the import statements of the Swing classes. Why do I have to include both

does the java.awt.*; not automatically add the event statement with the (*) the the end of the awt in the first line.


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Ilja Preuss
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No, it doesn't. Packages aren't hierarchical in Java - awt.event is *not* a subpackage of awt, but simply a different package, as far as the compiler is concerned.

Not a Swing question - moving to Java in General (beginner)...


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