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Help me with this simple code

 
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List list = new ArrayList();
list.add(0, 59);
//int total = ((Integer)(list.get(0))).intValue(); // this works
int total = list.get(0); //compile error
System.out.println(total);

I am using netbeans IDE and java 1.6. I thought it will not give compile error and autoboxing feature will handle it...

Why the error?


 
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Check your compiler settings. You might work with Java 6 but the compiler setting is set to 1.4.
 
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You're not declaring the list to be of any type, so the compiler has no way of knowing if the object in the list is castable. If you cast to Integer it'll compile.
 
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Or if you use a List<Integer>.
 
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