Java.lang.String.toCharArray() Method


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Description

The java.lang.String.toCharArray() method converts this string to a new character array.

Declaration

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

public char[] toCharArray()

Parameters

NA

Return Value

This method returns a newly allocated character array whose length is the length of this string and whose contents are initialized to contain the character sequence represented by this string.

Exception

NA

Example

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

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.lang.*;

public class StringDemo {

   public static void main(String[] args) {

      // converts String value to character array type value  
      String str = " Java was developed by James Gosling";
      char retval[] = str.toCharArray();
    
      // displays the converted value     
      System.out.println("Converted value to character array = ");
      System.out.println(retval);
   }
}

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

Converted value to character array =
Java was developed by James Gosling

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