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Super inside Static Context.

 
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Why can't we Use super in a static method. as super refers to the super class object then why can't we use super inside a static method. Please Explain.
 
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Soumya Ranjan Mohanty wrote:Why can't we Use super in a static method. as super refers to the super class object then why can't we use super inside a static method. Please Explain.


Static methods can access only Static fields/methods. And in a static context- there is no instance associated.
 
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Usually, instance method gets the reference of the object through "this" implicit reference variable...

In static method, There will be no reference to the object on which the method is called...

instance method behaves depending on the object's state or properties...

static method does not concern about the state of the object and behaves common to all objects.. In other words, behaves in "Class scope"...
 
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