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Homework Help: Java-what if char is: '

  1. Oct 12, 2011 #1

    K29

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    If I want to work with a character literal, and it is the apostrophe, how do I do this?

    For example:

    Code (Text):

    if(Word.charAt(0)=='a'){
       \\do something
    }else{
    if(Word.charAt(0)=='''){
       \\do something else
    }

     
    Now, Word.charAt(0)==''' isnt allowed. In fact netbeans wont even let me type it. How do I overcome this?

    Thanks in advance
     
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  3. Oct 12, 2011 #2

    Borek

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    I would try '\''.

    But I can be wrong.
     
  4. Oct 12, 2011 #3

    K29

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    That worked. Thank you.
     
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