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incrimenting alphabet (getting next alphabet)

biny panackal
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Joined: Apr 12, 2007
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i am storing an alphabel on a talbe say my fist entry in table is "A"
now i am taking that value in my jsp in i have to update the "A" with "B", if it is "B" then to "C" ...
is there any way to incriment the data in jsp.. using java code..

String a="a";
a++;

like this .. hope you will help to get a solution..


Biny Balan
binypanackal@gmail.com
Shailesh Chandra
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Joined: Aug 13, 2004
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What will you do once you reach to Z ?

solution of your problem is very simple. declare your variable as char



Thanks,
Shailesh


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Stan James
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Try using a char variable instead of a String variable. You can increment that.


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