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Map with duplicate keys

Ria Mathur
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Joined: Oct 11, 2001
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Is there a Map implementation that allows duplicate keys? I wand to use it for storing parameters and their values, and some parameters can have same names.


-Ria
John Lee
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Joined: Aug 05, 2001
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A map cannot contain duplicate keys: Each key can map to at most one value.
Don Kiddick
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Joined: Dec 12, 2002
Posts: 580
I answered this here
Thomas Paul
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You could make the data portion a List and store multiple entries that way. If the Map already contains a key then you could simply add the additional String to the List.
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[ May 29, 2003: Message edited by: Thomas Paul ]

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John Lee
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here is another link. it is about c++, but the idea should remain the same.
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
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