File APIs for Java Developers
Manipulate DOC, XLS, PPT, PDF and many others from your application.
The moose likes Beginning Java and the fly likes a simple question Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login

Win a copy of REST with Spring (video course) this week in the Spring forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Java » Beginning Java
Bookmark "a simple question" Watch "a simple question" New topic

a simple question

AJ Smith

Joined: Aug 13, 2003
Posts: 7
how to replace all the string "abc" with a "tab" in string "abcDDDDabcDDDabcDDDDDDDabcD" ?
any suggestion or segment of code is helpful. thanx!
Greg Neef
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jun 16, 2003
Posts: 82

SCJP 1.4
Ernest Friedman-Hill
author and iconoclast

Joined: Jul 08, 2003
Posts: 24195

I think he means a TAB character, not the literal string "tab"; so he ought to use "\t" as the replacement string.

[Jess in Action][AskingGoodQuestions]
AJ Smith

Joined: Aug 13, 2003
Posts: 7
Thanx! Greg Neef , Ernest Friedman-Hill .
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
subject: a simple question
jQuery in Action, 3rd edition