Java.lang.Character.equals() Method


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Description

The java.lang.Character.equals(Object obj) compares this object against the specified object. The result is true if and only if the argument is not null and is a Character object that represents the same char value as this object.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.lang.Character.equals() method

public boolean equals(Object obj)

Overrides

equals in class Object

Parameters

obj − the object to compare with

Return Value

This method returns true if the objects are the same, false otherwise.

Exception

NA

Example

The following example shows the usage of lang.Character.equals() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.lang.*;

public class CharacterDemo {

   public static void main(String[] args) {

      // create 2 Character objects c1, c2
      Character c1, c2;

      // create a boolean primitive res
      boolean res;

      // assign values to c1, c2
      c1 = new Character('a');
      c2 = new Character('A');

      // assign the result of equals method on c1, c2 to res
      res = c1.equals(c2);

      String str = c1+ " and " + c2 + " are equal is " + res;

      // print res value
      System.out.println( str );
   }
}

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result −

a and A are equal is false

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