Class isLocalClass() method in Java with Examples

The isLocalClass() method of java.lang.Class class is used to check if this Class is the Local class. The method returns true if this Class is the Local class. It returns false otherwise.

Syntax:

public boolean isLocalClass()

Parameter: This method does not accept any paramter.

Return Value: This method returns true if this Class is the Local class. It returns false otherwise.

Below programs demonstrate the isLocalClass() method.



Example 1:

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// Java program to demonstrate isLocalClass() method
  
public class Test {
    public static void main(String[] args)
        throws ClassNotFoundException
    {
  
        // returns the Class object for this class
        Class myClass = Class.forName("Test");
  
        System.out.println("Class represented by myClass: "
                           + myClass.toString());
  
        // Check if this class is an localClass
        // using isLocalClass() method
        System.out.println("Is Test an localClass: "
                           + myClass.isLocalClass());
    }
}

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Output:

Class represented by myClass: class Test
Is Test an localClass: false

Example 2:

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// Java program to demonstrate isLocalClass() method
  
public class Test {
  
    public static void main(String[] args)
        throws ClassNotFoundException
    {
  
        class A {
        }
  
        // returns the Class object for A
        Class myClass = A.class;
  
        // Check if myClass is an localClass
        // using isLocalClass() method
        System.out.println("Is A an localClass: "
                           + myClass.isLocalClass());
    }
}

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Output:

Is A an localClass: true

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/9/docs/api/java/lang/Class.html#isLocalClass–

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