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Help me with strings

Liza Misra
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Joined: Mar 26, 2001
Posts: 32
I want to check for the number of occurences of a particular character in a string ignoring case.
Is it possible to use equalsIgnoreCase(),meant for strings?
I tried something like:
word1.charAt(index).equalsIgnoreCase('a')
but it gives error (char can not be dereferenced).
Please comment.
Liza
Joseph Russell
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Joined: Jan 08, 2001
Posts: 290
I'll answer your question but to restate what Marylin already said in your thread about interfaces this question doesn't have anything to do with the Cattle Drive assignments. It would be better for you to put them in Java In General( beginner ).
This might be a little sloppy but it works. I'd appreciate some suggestions as to how to make it look better.

Maybe this should be moved to Java in General? Let me know if it does get moved.
Thanks,
Joe
[This message has been edited by Joseph Russell (edited March 27, 2001).]
Marilyn de Queiroz
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Joined: Jul 22, 2000
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equalsIgnoreCase() compares two Strings ignoring case differences in the two Strings.
But, you could do something like this:

I'm moving this to Java in General (Beginners)


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