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    Default Change class type with constructor

    So I changed String address to Address address with another class type I have declared. However my constructor can't accept the string for the address anymore. How do I initialize my address values for the objects I create with the constructor. My constructor is listed below.

    public Person(int id, String firstName, String lastName, Address address, long phone) {
    this.id = id;
    this.firstName = firstName;
    this.lastName = lastName;
    this.address = address;
    this.phone = phone;
    }

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    Default Re: Change class type with constructor

    my constructor can't accept
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    Default Re: Change class type with constructor

    You have to create an Address instance, and then pass it to the Person class' constructor.
    For example:
    Address address = new Address("City name", "Street, house number, etc.");
    Person person = new Person(1, "John", "Doe", address, 1234567L);
    The constructor of the Address may be different than I used in the example.

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