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Balaji Bang
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// from devaka's Practice Exam3 modified a bit

OUTPUT : Default Only A Only B Only C

It is taking int values declared in main. But I want to use char A ,char B declared as instance variables. Means I want Output as Only A Only B Only C . How can I use Char instance variables in switch case???
Dawn Charangat
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Banu,

If you convert (char)10, you'll get the ASCII equivalent of 10, which is neither A,B or C. Hence the compiler chooses "default", and prints its value. But then, since you haven't mentioned the break; statement after default, it continues to execute other statements in the switch case bundle [till end, or until it encounters a break], and hence you are getting this output.

Dawn.
Punit Singh
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Stephen Davies
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Punit Singh wrote:


Yet this does not address the question of using the static class varibles decalred. In this statement you are simply casting the local varibles to a char.

I tried this way:




I recieved the following output:



What function do you give to your final local variables in your original code?




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