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I am trying to write a code on enumeration with constructor but it is giving error.
// practice enumarations along with constructors.

enum ek
{
ff(ff),aa(aa),bb(bb),cc(cc),dd(dd),ss();
ek(String ls)
{
System.out.println("The current enum is "+ ls);
}
ek()
{
System.out.println("The value is " + "arbit");
}
}

public class enumB // here I am trying to call the
{
public static void main(String a[])
{
ek e;
e = ek.aa(aa);
//ek();
}
}

Now this is giving enormous error(I am bit ashamed while saying so).

But I have tried to do the same code with a bit change now it is working!
// practice enumarations along with constructors.

enum ek
{
aa;
}

public class enumB
{
public static void main(String a[])
{
ek e;
e = ek.aa;
if(e == ek.aa) // make a small note when to use
{
System.out.println("It is working");
}
//ek();
}
}
The main issue is with the constructors. I am unable to use the constructors properly. Please suggest.

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You might face some problem while reading the code, due to wrong indentation. I am trying to indent the code. While editing it is showing the proper indentation. But in view it is not.

[ May 25, 2007: Message edited by: babai bhaumik ]

[ May 25, 2007: Message edited by: babai bhaumik ]
[ May 25, 2007: Message edited by: babai bhaumik ]
 
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You can't create new enums at run-time.

little bit modified your version:
 
babai bhaumik
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Hi John,
Thanks for the reply.
I have done following changes in the program.


I was incorrectky mentioning the constructor parameters (in this case String), I was using String without "".
Adding that solved the problem.
Thanks a lot agin.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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