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Problem with Identifier

 
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Hi!!!
Can anyone tell me why e# is illegel identifier?
 
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yes it is ilelgal..
 
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Thanks for your answer but why its illegal?
It is starting with a character and then it can contain any combination or character,number..etc.. so why so?
 
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http://java.sun.com/docs/books/tutorial/java/nutsandbolts/variables.html
according to this document

Subsequent characters may be letters, digits, dollar signs, or underscore characters.


"#" is not a letter,digit,dollar sign or an underscore.Thats why your identifier is illegal.
 
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Thank you so much Kevinn..
 
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