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Thread: Downcasting/Inheritance

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    Default Downcasting/Inheritance

    Ok need some help. I am new to this site. So not sure best approach.

    I have a super class(Shapes), sub class(rectangle) and sub sub class (Box). I need to be able to print the shapeType for the two subclasses. I believe I need to use down casting. however I've attempted and failed!

    I am not sure best way to share code. So I think I have it attached correctly.


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    Default Re: Downcasting/Inheritance

    Welcome john2454
    I will refer your questions to the Announcements page where you can find many useful forum tips and ask any questions you have left.
    Basically copy-paste your code to the forum within code tags (instructions on the linked page above)
    Be sure to try to explain as best as you can, what IS happening, and what you WANT to happen.
    Include the full text of any error messages with the code and question you have.

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