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podonga poron
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public class example{

public static void method(){
boolean value=false;
}

public static void main(String Args[]){
//how can i get the boolean value here ?
}
}

thanks !
Balasubramanian Chandrasekaran
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Originally posted by podonga poron:
public class example{

public static void method(){
boolean value=false;
}

public static void main(String Args[]){
//how can i get the boolean value here ?
}
}

thanks !


You are creating a local variable inside method whose visiblity is limited inside the method itself.Change you code like this


[ May 13, 2008: Message edited by: Balasubramanian Chandrasekaran ]
Joanne Neal
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Balasubramanian
To avoid confusing the beginner's even more, it's probably a good idea to try compiling your examples before you post them.
You can't access instance variables from static methods with creating an object.


Joanne
Balasubramanian Chandrasekaran
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Originally posted by Joanne Neal:
Balasubramanian
To avoid confusing the beginner's even more, it's probably a good idea to try compiling your examples before you post them.
You can't access instance variables from static methods with creating an object.


Sorry Joanne, i just typed it here itself without looking onto that point.That s a good point.

the variable declaration must be


it's probably a good idea to try compiling your examples before you post them

ya i will surely do this one.
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Actually, I suspect what the original poster is wanting to be taught is the notion of a return value:



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podonga poron
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hey THANKS A LOT .. my doubts has gone one more time
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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