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importing my own class

Auliver Brogan

Joined: May 15, 2006
Posts: 1
I'm just starting to re-learn java. I've been going over some old notes I have and creating some basic applets.
The point I've gotten to so far is writing a class, then importing into another java file.
I've written and compiled to get MyClass.class.
In, I have the following line,

that's what it says in my notes.

When I compile it, the error message is,

So I put in a dot, '.', recompiled and this time the error message was,

So I put in an asterisk, '*', and this time the error message was,

I can't think of anything else to do.
What error am I making? What is the correct syntax (?) for importing your own defined class into another java file .

Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 42959
Welcome to JavaRanch.

"import" is for specifying classes that are in partiuclar packages. If neither class has a package statement, then the import is unnecessary (and not understood by the compiler, as you have you seen).
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you can fin info there :
Sunil Kumar Gupta
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Joined: Aug 26, 2005
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I think you should take the help of books to start again with java. Becuase the kind of questions you are asking and wasting your time to solve them just by guessing.

This is not the right way to learn any language. Just go through any java book atleast once.

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