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BreakIterator setText(String) method in Java with Examples
  • Last Updated : 27 Nov, 2019

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

Syntax:

public void setText(String newText)

Paramter: This method takes text in the form of string as parameter.

Return Value: This method returns nothing.

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



Example 1:




// 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 BreakIterator
        BreakIterator wb
            = BreakIterator.getWordInstance();
  
        // setting text for BreakIterator
        // using setText() method
        wb.setText("Code Geeks");
  
        // getting the text being scanned by
        // using getText() method
        StringCharacterIterator text
            = (StringCharacterIterator)wb.getText();
  
        // display the result
        System.out.print("Retrived text is : "
                         + text.first());
        for (int i = text.getBeginIndex() - 1;
             i < text.getEndIndex() - 2;
             i++)
            System.out.print(text.next());
    }
}
Output:
Retrived text is : Code Geeks

Example 2:




// 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 BreakIterator
        BreakIterator wb
            = BreakIterator.getWordInstance();
  
        // setting text for BreakIterator
        // using setText() method
        wb.setText("GeeksForGeeks");
  
        // getting the text being scanned by
        // using getText() method
        StringCharacterIterator text
            = (StringCharacterIterator)wb.getText();
  
        // display the result
        System.out.print("Retrived text is : "
                         + text.first());
        for (int i = text.getBeginIndex() - 1;
             i < text.getEndIndex() - 2;
             i++)
            System.out.print(text.next());
    }
}
Output:
Retrived text is : GeeksForGeeks

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/9/docs/api/java/text/BreakIterator.html#first–

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