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Ron Boles
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Joined: Feb 24, 2002
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Hi folks.. JAVA noooob here !!

When I compile my applet which contains an internal FileFilter class, javac appears to generate two .class files!

Is it possible to direct the compiler to somehow include the internal FileFilter class into the applet class file ??

Thanks a million in advance.


Ulf Dittmer
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Yes, that's an anonymous inner class. I'll move this to a different forum, as it has nothing to do with applets.


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Campbell Ritchie
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That is normal. You get classes called MyClass$1 or similar whenever you have an anonymous class.
Rob Spoor
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Every class will have its own .class file, even anonymous classes. So if you want to have only one class file, you must make sure you only have one class. If you turn your applet into a FileFilter as well (by adding "implements FileFilter") you can do this, but please note that it is bad design.


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