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StringCharacterIterator equals() method in Java with Examples

  • Last Updated : 29 Jul, 2019

The equals() method of java.text.StringCharacterIterator class in Java is used to check for equality of this StringCharacterIterator with the specified StringCharacterIterator. This method takes a StringCharacterIterator instance and compares it with this StringCharacterIterator and returns a boolean value representing the same.

Syntax:

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public boolean equals(Object obj)

Parameter: This method accepts a parameter obj which is the StringCharacterIterator to be checked for equality with this StringCharacterIterator.

Return Value: This method returns an boolean which tells if this StringCharacterIterator is equal to the specified Object.



Exception: This method do not throw any Exception.

Program:




// Java program to demonstrate
// the above method
  
import java.text.*;
import java.util.*;
  
public class StringCharacterIteratorDemo {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        StringCharacterIterator sci1
            = new StringCharacterIterator(
                "GeeksforGeeks");
  
        System.out.println("StringCharacterIterator 1: "
                           + sci1);
  
        StringCharacterIterator sci2
            = new StringCharacterIterator(
                "Geeks for Geeks");
  
        System.out.println("StringCharacterIterator 2: "
                           + sci2);
  
        StringCharacterIterator sci3
            = (StringCharacterIterator)sci1
                  .clone();
  
        System.out.println("StringCharacterIterator 3: "
                           + sci3);
  
        System.out.println("Comparing DFS 1 and DFS 2: "
                           + sci1.equals(sci2));
  
        System.out.println("Comparing DFS 2 and DFS 3: "
                           + sci2.equals(sci3));
  
        System.out.println("Comparing DFS 1 and DFS 3: "
                           + sci1.equals(sci3));
    }
}
Output:
StringCharacterIterator 1: java.text.StringCharacterIterator@bd43b778
StringCharacterIterator 2: java.text.StringCharacterIterator@ac5740a8
StringCharacterIterator 3: java.text.StringCharacterIterator@bd43b778
Comparing DFS 1 and DFS 2: false
Comparing DFS 2 and DFS 3: false
Comparing DFS 1 and DFS 3: true

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/9/docs/api/java/text/StringCharacterIterator.html#equals-java.lang.Object-




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