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Abhi vijay
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Joined: Sep 16, 2008
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class Message
String text="Hello1";
class Super
Message msg=new Message();
class inheritance extends Super
public static void main(String arg[])
inheritance i=new inheritance();
public void print()
System.out.println(super.msg.text);// Prints Hello1.

Here msg.txt as well as super.msg.text prints the same ouput, how is that possible?
Ankit Garg

Joined: Aug 03, 2008
Posts: 9466

it is possible because super.msg and msg point to the same object. Since there is not object in Inheritance class with the name msg, so both the syntax will point to the same object...

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