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Problem with Class.forName()

 
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Hi, all!

There is a question.
I have the classes:



I want to create the instance of Inner class using name of inner-class ("Inner") and the instance of Outer.
Like this:

Object obj = Class.forName("Outer$Inner"); - this code is valid only if Inner class is static. But it is not static in my case.

Thanks all
 
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I want to create the instance of Inner class using name of inner-class ("Inner") and the instance of Outer.



Since the inner class is not static, you can't create an instance of it, without an instance of the Outer class. Now, if it doesn't matter what the instance of the Outer class is, then I guess you can create an instance of an outer class too...



Henry
 
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May be I wrote not clear:

I have:
1. Outer out = new Outer();
2. String str = "Inner";
3. Outer.Inner in = null;

I want:
in = an instance of inner class.

Suppose you don't know about is there inner-class with name "Inner" or not. And you can't write new Outer().new Inner()

Thanks!
 
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I have resolved this problem.
The problem was, that constructor (by default) of inner class required an instance of outer one
 
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