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sumaraghavi ragha
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HI All

Can any one please tell me what is the use of a toString menthod

With an example

Thanks
Mike Simmons
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Wait... let me guess...

To make a String, maybe?

[crossing fingers, hoping I'm right...]
Milan Sutaria
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API states...
"Returns a string representation of the object. In general, the toString method returns a string that "textually represents" this object. ..."


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Sandeep Bhandari
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and if you see the overriden toString() method in String class, it returns the "this" reference.


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Dariusz Kordonski
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I guess one of the core reasons for its existence is String conversion defined in JLS (check out JLS v3 $15.18.1.1).
Ankit Garg
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Why are you posting the Same problem again. I had already answered that comprehensively(that's what I think). Here is the link-
use of toString


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