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removing last occurence from string

madhu gadde

Joined: May 27, 2005
Posts: 11
Hi all,

anyone plz help me by solving the problem i faced.
In my application i need to remove only the last occurence of the character "," from the string.There are so many "," characters in that String.

Thanks in advance.
Manuel Moons
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Joined: Mar 05, 2002
Posts: 229
Use the lastIndexOf method and the substring method on String and remove only the part that you would like.

James Sabre
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Joined: Sep 07, 2004
Posts: 781

Or as an alternative use a regular expression

String string ="1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,1,2,3,,4";
string = string.replaceAll("[,]([^,]*)$","$1");

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Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Moving to JiG Beginner.

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