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casting String into double

umut uzumcu
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Joined: Jan 10, 2007
Posts: 43
Can anybody help me to sort this out please.

Object p=pList.getCap(); //either this
String s=pList.getCap(); //or this

//here I need to cast the Object or String (any will do) into double
//to send it as an argument to coldDrinks(int, double) method

other class
Object/String getCap()

other class
coldDrinks(int, double)

Thanks in advance.
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Joined: Jul 08, 2003
Posts: 24195

Well, the question is, what does getCap() actually return? Is it a String? If so, look at the static parseDouble() method in the java.lang.Double class.

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