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V Bose
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Joined: Jul 10, 2003
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How do I stuff all the elements of a double array into a Collection and then sort them, in Java 1.5

The following throws a runtime class cast exception...

double[] mArray;
List mList = new ArrayList(Arrays.asList(mArray));
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Indeed. Why not use the static sort() methods in the java.util.Arrays class instead?

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Layne Lund
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First, I'd like to say that Ernest's suggestion is the best since you don't have to create any extra objects. With that said, I'm surprised that your code compiles! Collections.sort() takes a List argument not an array. You can fix this by doing




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Mark Spritzler

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"V Bose"-
Welcome to the JavaRanch! Please adjust your displayed name to meet the

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I am assuming here, but V Bose is very close to Verbose, that is why I believe that this might not be your real name.

You can change it


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