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Static vriables and Methods

Varuna Seneviratna
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Joined: Jan 15, 2007
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I wrote the below program with the intention of doing some exercises about static variables and methods.I want to find out ,when a variable is declared within a static method without defining the variable as static , that the declared variable is static or not.How am I to find it out from a program like this.

Varuna Seneviratna
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Joined: Oct 13, 2005
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It is neither static nor instance type if declared inside a method. It is a local variable, and only has scope inside its enclosing block/method.

BTW: There are compiler errors in the code you posted. Always use ctrl-C-ctrl-V to Post Real Code. Then we can be confident that we can compile what you posted.
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