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How to sort String, for example: abced. to change to abcde
Joined: Jul 25, 2008
Aug 22, 2008 05:43:00
i am beginners in
, i have proble to sorting a
for example how we sort abecd into abcde in java
Joined: Jun 06, 2007
Aug 22, 2008 05:57:00
Let us know how far have you gone with the problem.
Hint:You can use the charAt() method and any sorting mechanism you wish to implement.
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Joined: Feb 25, 2006
Aug 22, 2008 05:58:00
1 - create an array of characters from String X;
2 - sort the character array;
3 - create a new String from the sorted array;
4 - reassign X to the newly created String;
5 - have a beer... err... cup of coffee!
Have a look at the String- and Arrays API docs for steps 1, 2 and 3:
Joined: Oct 02, 2003
Aug 22, 2008 05:59:00
Is this a homework assignment? What have you tried? are you allowed to use all the tools in the api, or do you have to write your own sort?
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