java.lang.reflect.Field.toString() Method Example


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Description

The java.lang.reflect.Field.toString() method returns a string describing this Field. The format is the access modifiers for the field, if any, followed by the field type, followed by a space, followed by the fully-qualified name of the class declaring the field, followed by a period, followed by the name of the field.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.lang.reflect.Field.toString() method.

public String toString()

Returns

a string describing this Field, including its generic type.

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.lang.reflect.Field.toString() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.lang.reflect.Field;

public class FieldDemo {

   public static void main(String[] args) throws NoSuchFieldException, 
      SecurityException, IllegalArgumentException, IllegalAccessException {
          
      Field field = SampleClass.class.getField("sampleField");
      System.out.println(field.toString());
   }
}

class SampleClass {
   public static long sampleField = 5;
}

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result −

public static long com.tutorialspoint.SampleClass.sampleField
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