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Still not getting working of compareTo() method

saurabhthard aggarwal
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/*WHEN COMPARETO () METHOD IS CALLED FOR ADDING THE SECOND ELEMENT IN THE TREESET WHICH OBJECT VALUE IS COMPARED TO WHICH OBJECT VALUE.
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Deepak Bala
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This code is very hard to understand. Please use the CODE tag when displaying code. Trying to post it normally strips the indentation and leads to character escape problems


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Sagar Rohankar
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The code is unclear because of " words, so please use Code Tags [co de] [/co de]

saurabhthard aggarwal wrote:/* WHEN COMPARETO() IS CALLED FROM TREESET'S ADD() METHOD WHICH IS THE CALLING OBJECT AND WHICH IS THE CALLED OBJECT .
*/


ts1 - calling object
new Student() - called (passed) object


And as per your subject line, you asked about unable to understand compareTo(), Can you explain, What exactly you are unable to get ?


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Ryan Beckett
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Your method should look like this....





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It is likely that the implementation of compareTo() differs across data structures. Hope that helps!
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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