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hi,

i've the following class and would like explaination of why the expression
x = 24 gives a compilation error. i assume its because its outside a method, but am looking for detailed explaination.

public class Example281 {

int x = 12;
x = 24;

public static void go( int x) {
System.out.println(x);
}

public static void main (String[] args) {
Example281 ex281 = new Example281();
ex281.go(25);
System.out.println(ex281.x);
}
}
 
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Hm, why should anyone first declare an integer value and than change it without accessing a method or anything else? Makes no sense I guess? Please tell me what you want to achieve.

Klaus
 
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Does this help?
 
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