BreakIterator next() method in Java with Examples
The next() method of java.text.BreakIterator class is used to get the index of the next boundary ahead of the current boundary(boundary retrieved by calling current() method). it provides the offset of the first character of boundary which follows the current boundary pointed by BreakIterator.
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public abstract int next()
Parameter: This method does not accept any parameter.
Return Value: This method provides the index of next boundary following the current boundary.
Below are the examples to illustrate the next() method:
current position before calling next() : 0 current position after calling 1st next() : 4 current position after calling 2nd next() : 6
current position before calling next() : 0 current position after calling 1st next() : 13 current position after calling 2nd next() : -1