Java.lang.String.contentEquals() Method

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Description

The java.lang.String.contentEquals(CharSequence cs) method compares this string to the specified CharSequence. The result is true if and only if this String represents the same sequence of char values as the specified sequence.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.lang.String.contentEquals() method

public boolean contentEquals(CharSequence cs)

Parameters

  • cs -- This is the sequence to compare this String against.

Return Value

This method returns true if this String represents the same sequence of char values as the specified sequence, else false.

Exception

  • NA

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.lang.String.contentEquals() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.lang.*;

public class StringDemo {

  public static void main(String[] args) {

    String str1 = "amrood admin", str2 = "345";
    CharSequence cs = "amrood admin";
    
    System.out.println("Method returns: " + str1.contentEquals
    ("amrood admin"));
    
    /* String represents the same sequence of char values as the
    specified sequence */
    System.out.println("Method returns: " + str1.contentEquals(cs));
  
    /* String represents different sequence of char values as the
    specified sequence */
    System.out.println("Method returns: " + str2.contentEquals("12345"));
  }
}

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

Method returns: true
Method returns: true
Method returns: false



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