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CharacterIterator clone() method in Java with Examples

  • Last Updated : 29 Jul, 2019

The clone() method of java.text.CharacterIterator interface in Java is used to clone this CharacterIterator. It means that this method will create another instance of CharacterIterator with all the properties the same as this CharacterIterator and return it.


public Object clone()

Parameter: This method do not accept any parameter.

Return Value: This method returns an Object which is the clone of this CharacterIterator.

Exception: This method do not throw any Exception.


// Java program to demonstrate
// the above method
import java.text.*;
import java.util.*;
public class CharacterIteratorDemo {
    public static void main(String[] args)
        String text = "GeeksForGeeks";
        CharacterIterator characterIterator
            = new StringCharacterIterator(text);
        System.out.println("Current CharacterIterator: "
                           + characterIterator);
        System.out.println("Cloned CharacterIterator: "
                           + characterIterator.clone());
Current CharacterIterator: java.text.StringCharacterIterator@c11e1b98
Cloned CharacterIterator: java.text.StringCharacterIterator@c11e1b98


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