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colin shuker
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Hi, small dilemma here...

If I have the class below


Obviously that won't work since you can't use 'this' with static,
so if the parameter being passed in is the same as the class variable,
how can we distinguish them?

You could pass in a different variable (say m), but this seems like
running away from the problem.
Is the standard way to just do ABC.n=n; ???

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You can use the usual method of assigning a class (static) variable, by qualifying the class variable with the class name:



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[ May 25, 2007: Message edited by: Kaydell Leavitt ]
 
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