If I do

bool mybool;


mybool = new bool();

is that right?
what is mybool set to on the second line?

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There are 2 types of variables: reference and value. Reference variables are a pointer/reference to area in memory where an object is stored (eg ArrayList, object, string). While value variables actually hold a value (eg int. bool)

All value types have a default value and cannot be null (ignore nullable types for now). All booleans have a default value of false, like all ints have a default value of 0. All you need to do to set a bool is like this:

bool myBool; // defaults to false
bool myBool = true; // set to true when created

Hope that helps.

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