Java - String Buffer delete() Method

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Description:

This method removes the characters in a substring of this StringBuffer. The substring begins at the specified start and extends to the character at index end - 1 or to the end of the StringBuffer if no such character exists.

If start is equal to end, no changes are made.

Syntax:

Here is the syntax of this method :

public StringBuffer delete(int start, int end)

Parameters:

Here is the detail of parameters:

  • start -- The beginning index, inclusive.

  • end -- The ending index, exclusive.

Return Value:

  • This method returns the StringBuffer object.

Example:

public class Test {

   public static void main(String args[]) {
      StringBuffer sb = new StringBuffer("abcdefghijk");
      sb.delete(3,7); 
      System.out.println(sb); 
   }  
}

This produces the following result:

abchijk



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