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DrawDot dd1 = new DrawDot(50, 80);

void setup() { 
  size(200, 200);
void draw() {
class Dot { 
  int xpos, ypos;

class DrawDot extends Dot {
  DrawDot(int x, int y) {
    xpos = x;
    ypos = y;
  void display() {
    ellipse(xpos, ypos, 200, 200);
Description Allows a new class to inherit the methods and fields (data members) from an existing class. In code, state the name of the new class, followed by the keyword extends and the name of the base class. The concept of inheritance is one of the fundamental principles of object oriented programming.
Usage Web & Application
Related class
Updated on June 14, 2010 12:05:29pm EDT

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