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Wolfgang Obi
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if "inputEntry" is a string...
how do i apply the method "toLowerCase" to this string to convert all elements of ths string to lower case letters if any?...

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Pavel Kubal
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String s = "teST";
String s2 = s.toLowerCase();

Strings are immutable. String's methods return new object. So you have to assign reference returned by toLowerCase() method to some variable even to variable "s".
Wolfgang Obi
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thank's a bunch!
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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