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Why cant I do this?

Isaiah Obi

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Henry Wong

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Why can't you do what?!?

Took your code snippet. Placed it in a Dog class. Added a name field. Compiled and ran fine.


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Bear Bibeault
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Please UseCodeTags.

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Campbell Ritchie

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Bear Bibeault wrote:Please UseCodeTags.
Since he's new I shall add code tags.

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Henry Wong

Joined: Sep 28, 2004
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And with the code tags, I also realized that I fixed the main() method, by adding a close brace, too.

I agree. Here's the link:
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