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Old 05-07-2008, 11:34 PM   #1
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Default Java Help: String comparison

I have two strings that contain the same letters, but not the same characters.

ex: string answer = E L E P H A N T
string word = ELEPHANT

Is there any way to tell if these are equal? I have a while loop that needs to exit when answer = word. Any help would be appreciated.

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Old 05-08-2008, 05:47 AM   #2
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Default Re: Java Help: String comparison

You'd have to use a regular expression to remove the whitespace and then compare them.

str = str.replace('regex');
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