"Jeff Higgins" <>
Fri, 16 Feb 2007 22:18:34 -0500
Jeff Higgins wrote:

John wrote:

If I want to promote a soldier, I have a method called promote that takes
in a rank of the Enum Rank type. My thinking is that since each "rank"
has an ordinal, then I should be able to
a) determine ordinal of the current rank int x = rank.ordinal() + 1;
b) increment the ordinal x++;
c) return the Rank in the position of the incremented ordinal

Rank[] r = Rank.values()

class TestPromotion{ // this is only a test.

  public static void main(String args){

  public static enum Rank {

    Rank promote(){
      Rank ret = null;
      Rank[] r = Rank.values();
        for(int i=0; i<r.length; i++)
            ret = r[i+1];
            return ret;
      return ret;

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