java.util.Collections.fill() Method


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Description

The fill(List<? super T>, T) method is used to replace all of the elements of the specified list with the specified element.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.util.Collections.fill() method.

public static <T> void fill(List<? super T> list, T obj)

Parameters

  • list -- This is the list to be filled with the specified element.

  • obj -- This is the element with which to fill the specified list.

Return Value

  • NA

Exception

  • UnsupportedOperationException -- This is thrown if the specified list or its list-iterator does not support the set operation.

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.util.Collections.fill()

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.util.*;

public class CollectionsDemo {
   public static void main(String args[]) {
   // create array list object       
   List arrlist = new ArrayList();
      
   // populate the list
   arrlist.add("A");
   arrlist.add("B");
   arrlist.add("C");
      
   System.out.println("List elements before fill: "+arrlist);
      
   // fill the list with 'TP'
   Collections.fill(arrlist,"TP");
      
   System.out.println("List elements after fill: "+arrlist);    
   }    
}

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

List elements before fill: [A, B, C]
List elements after fill: [TP, TP, TP]

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