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What is a "enclosed instance"?

Could some one please give me an example of an "enclosed instance"

I want to use  the following :

  AbstractDocument.AbstractElement myElement = new AbstractDocument.AbstractElement(doc, attrs, start, end);

When I compile my program I get the error as indicated in the error message box above

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Reg Bray
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you can't create an instance of abstract class!
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also to create an instance of an inner class, you need to have the instance of outer class if the inner class isn't static!
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