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Character.charValue() in Java with examples
  • Last Updated : 06 Dec, 2018

Java.lang.Character.charValue() is a built-in method in Java that returns the value of this character object. This method converts the Character object into its primitive data type char.

Syntax:

public char charValue() 

The function does not accepts any parameter. 

Return Type: This method returns the primitive char value represented by this object.

Below programs illustrate the Java.lang.Character.charValue() method:

Program 1:






// Java program to demonstrate the
// Java.lang.Character.charValue() method
// when the assigned char is a character
  
import java.lang.*;
  
public class Gfg1 {
  
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        // Create a character object
        Character x = new Character('z');
  
        // assign the primitive value to a character
        char ch = x.charValue();
  
        System.out.println("Primitive char value is " + ch);
    }
}


Output:

Primitive char value is z

Program 2: When we assign the value of x by any digit:




// Java program to demonstrate the
// function when the assigned value is
// a number
import java.lang.*;
  
public class Gfg {
  
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        // create a Character object x
        Character x = new Character('9');
  
        // assign value is a number
        // assign the primitive value to a character
        char ch = x.charValue();
  
  
        // print the primitive char value
        System.out.println("Primitive char value is " + ch);
    }
}


Output:

Primitive char value is 9

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