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What does it mean?

Hui Zhao
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It doesn't mean import anything of awt, right?
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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It means that any classes directly in the package java.awt can be used in this file without using their package names; nothing more, nothing less. So, for example, if you include this like you can say "new Button()" instead of "new java.awt.Button()" which you'd be require to say without it.

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