Java.util.Collections.rotate() Method in Java with Examples
java.util.Collections.rotate() method is present in java.util.Collections class. It is used to rotate the elements present in the specified list of Collection by a given distance.
Syntax: public static void rotate(List< type > list, int distance) Parameters : list - the list to be rotated. distance - the distance to rotate the list. type - Type of list to be rotated. Examples of types are Integer, String, etc. Returns : NA Throws: UnsupportedOperationException - if the specified list or its list-iterator does not support the set operation.
There are no constraints on distance value. It may be zero, negative, or greater than list.size(). After calling this method, the element at index i will be the element previously at index (i – distance) mod list.size(), for all values of i between 0 and list.size()-1, inclusive.
Original List : [practice, code, quiz, geeksforgeeks] Rotated List: [quiz, geeksforgeeks, practice, code]
How to quickly rotate an array in Java using rotate()?
Arrays class in Java doesn’t have rotate method. We can use Collections.rotate() to quickly rotate an array also.
Original Array : [10, 20, 30, 40, 50] Modified Array : [40, 50, 10, 20, 30]
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