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Any quick painless way to get objects from a java.util.List put into an ArrayList without manually looping over all the objects in the List?
 
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Just "new ArrayList(theList)" works.
 
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Originally posted by Ernest Friedman-Hill:
Just "new ArrayList(theList)" works.





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Just to be pedantic, ArrayList's constructor merely loops over the original List itself, in case you were hoping to save the runtime time cost -- not save typing time.

It works wonders for the latter, however.
 
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