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Casting problem

Amar Deep Singh Chaudhary
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Joined: Dec 26, 2006
Posts: 49
hi ranchers !
i have a problem in casting the double data type into the string type.
i have write a code as
double i=100*Math.random();
String a=i.toString();
but it is throwing an error .please give anybody give the suggestion that how i can convert a random number into a string type.
thanks in Advance
Amar Deep Chaudhary

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Keith Lynn
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Joined: Feb 07, 2005
Posts: 2367
You can't call a method on a primitive.

If you look at the String API, you will find an overloaded method called valueOf that will let you convert any type to a String.
Maurizio Nagni
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Joined: May 29, 2004
Posts: 75
Moreover if you want a more strict control over type you can use also
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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