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CharacterIterator next() method in Java with Examples
  • Last Updated : 29 Jul, 2019

The next() method of java.text.CharacterIterator interface in Java is used to get the next character that is to be read by this CharacterIterator. This method decrements this iterator to one index forward and returns that next character.


public char next()

Parameter: This method do not accept any parameter.

Return Value: This method returns the next character that is to be read by 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)
        CharacterIterator characterIterator
            = new StringCharacterIterator(
        System.out.println("Current character: "
                           + characterIterator
        System.out.println("Next character: "
                           + characterIterator
Current character: G
Next character: e


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