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brian yuen

Joined: Oct 20, 2003
Posts: 20
how can I remove all the element in a arrayList ?
static ArrayList addRecord = new ArrayList();
for(int i=0;i <addRecord.size(), i++)
//do some operation;
//destory the ArrayList here,
what i want is there's no element in the array list here
...any ideas other than addRecord.remove to remove
all the element in the arrayLIst
Thomas Paul
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How about addRecord.clear();

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fred rosenberger
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Joined: Oct 02, 2003
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the api is a great place to look for this kind of stuff...
(or whatever version your using)
you can lookup things like Arraylist, and see what methods it has. In this case,
Removes all of the elements from this list.

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brian yuen

Joined: Oct 20, 2003
Posts: 20
Thanks very much..
I agree. Here's the link:
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