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Testing a arraylist for the same string

ben riches
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Joined: Nov 08, 2002
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Hello all i an array list with the following inside it

I want to be able to get the output like this
ben
Names
name
mum
so what should happen, is that it test the arraylist for dublicates and only pulls out one of each. if you understand what I mean.
Thanks
Ben
Dirk Schreckmann
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What have you tried so far? Which part is giving you trouble?
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Jeff Langr
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Use a set, which can contain no duplicates. See Set, HashSet, and perhaps TreeSet in java.util.
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Ruben Steins
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Joined: Nov 22, 2002
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Make an array in which you copy the unique elements and print its contents.
But, Dirk is right: Give these problems some thought yourself, that way you'll learn a lot faster...
Michael Dunn
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Here's one way
 
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