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BreakIterator setText(CharacterIterator) method in Java with Examples

  • Last Updated : 02 Jun, 2021

The setText(CharacterIterator) method of java.text.BreakIterator class is used to set the new text into the BreakIterator using CharacterIterator object.

Syntax: 

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public abstract void setText(CharacterIterator newText)

Parameter: This method takes CharacterIterator object as a parameter which contains the new text to be set.

Return Value: This method returns nothing.



Below are the examples to illustrate the setText() method:

Example 1:  

Java




// Java program to demonstrate setText() method
 
import java.text.*;
import java.util.*;
import java.io.*;
 
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] argv)
    {
        // creating and initializing CharacterIterator object
        CharacterIterator word
            = new StringCharacterIterator("GeeksForGEEks");
 
        // creating and initializing BreakIterator
        BreakIterator wb
            = BreakIterator.getWordInstance();
 
        // setting text for BreakIterator
        // using setText() method
        wb.setText(word);
 
        // getting the text being scanned by
        // using getText() method
        StringCharacterIterator text
            = (StringCharacterIterator)wb.getText();
 
        // display the result
        System.out.print("Retrieved text is : "
                         + text.first());
        for (int i = text.getBeginIndex() - 1;
             i < text.getEndIndex() - 2;
             i++)
            System.out.print(text.next());
    }
}
Output
Retrieved text is : GeeksForGEEks

Example 2: 

Java




// Java program to demonstrate setText() method
 
import java.text.*;
import java.util.*;
import java.io.*;
 
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] argv)
    {
        // creating and initializing CharacterIterator object
        CharacterIterator word
            = new StringCharacterIterator("TextView");
 
        // creating and initializing BreakIterator
        BreakIterator wb
            = BreakIterator.getWordInstance();
 
        // setting text for BreakIterator
        // using setText() method
        wb.setText(word);
 
        // getting the text being scanned by
        // using getText() method
        StringCharacterIterator text
            = (StringCharacterIterator)wb.getText();
 
        // display the result
        System.out.print("Retrieved text is : "
                         + text.first());
        for (int i = text.getBeginIndex() - 1;
             i < text.getEndIndex() - 2;
             i++)
            System.out.print(text.next());
    }
}
Output
Retrieved text is : TextView

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/9/docs/api/java/text/BreakIterator.html#setText-java.text.CharacterIterator-
 




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