Java.util.LinkedList.set() Method

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Description

The java.util.LinkedList.set(int index,E element) method replaces the element at the specified position in this list with the specified element.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.util.LinkedList.set() method

public E set(int index,E element)

Parameters

  • index -- index of the element to replace

  • element -- element to be stored at the specified position

Return Value

This method returns the element previously at the specified position

Exception

  • IndexOutOfBoundsException -- if the index is out of range

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.util.LinkedList.set() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.util.*;

public class LinkedListDemo {

   public static void main(String[] args) {

      // create a LinkedList
      LinkedList list = new LinkedList();

      // add some elements
      list.add("Hello");
      list.add(2);
      list.add("Chocolate");
      list.add("10");

      // print the list
      System.out.println("LinkedList:" + list);

      // set "Coffee" at index 1
      System.out.println("Object to be replaced:" + list.set(1, "Coffee"));

      // print the list
      System.out.println("LinkedList:" + list);

   }
}

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

LinkedList:[Hello, 2, Chocolate, 10]
Object to be replaced:2
LinkedList:[Hello, Coffee, Chocolate, 10]



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