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length....seems simple...but it isnt working

amr amr
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Joined: Mar 27, 2004
Posts: 6
I have a string that can be like

I want to count the number of ones in the string...which should be 6 according to this example...but the length() functino doesnt seem to be returning the right value...helpp!!
Dirk Schreckmann
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Joined: Dec 10, 2001
Posts: 7023
What value seems to be returned by b.length()? How is it that you are using/displaying this value?
When I run your code, with a System.out.println(len); immediately after it, I get 6, as expected.
[ April 09, 2004: Message edited by: Dirk Schreckmann ]

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