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Garann Means
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I am trying to get access to four String constants elsewhere in my API. Which four constants is determined based on the input data. My code compiles, but throws a NullPointerException. This is what it looks like:

The first try block executes nicely. I get a NullPointer in the second. I have tried sending both "null" and "new String()" as parameters to Field.get(), neither with success.
The constants I'm trying to capture look like this:

Can anyone see what I'm doing wrong?
Many thanks,
[ July 03, 2002: Message edited by: Garann Rose Means ]
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