Java Program to locate a character in a string

Java 8Object Oriented ProgrammingProgramming

To locate a character in a string, use the indexOf() method.

Let’s say the following is our string.

String str = "testdemo";

Find a character ‘d’ in a string and get the index.

int index = str.indexOf( 'd');

Example

 Live Demo

public class Demo {
   public static void main(String []args) {
      String str = "testdemo";
      System.out.println("String: "+str);
      int index = str.indexOf( 'd' );
      System.out.printf("'d' is at index %d\n", index);
   }
}

Output

String: testdemo
'd' is at index 4

Let us see another example. The method returns -1, if the character isn’t found −

Example

 Live Demo

public class Demo {
   public static void main(String []args) {
      String str = "testdemo";
      System.out.println("String: "+str);
      int index = str.indexOf( 'h' );
      System.out.printf("'h' is at index %d\n", index);
   }
}

Output

String: testdemo
'h' is at index -1
raja
Published on 14-Dec-2018 11:20:31
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