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Developer
Posts: 18
Registered: ‎02-03-2010
My Device: Blackberry Storm - 9570
My Carrier: Tim
Accepted Solution

String.contains()

Hi!

Im trying to do a search, RIM SDK dont have String.contains().

I need to do anything like this:

 

i have a list with many names like Jonh Man, Sesame Road, Mary Jane...

 

The user inputs: ROAD = userInput

 

i return all words with road, like:

 

Sesame Road myWord[0]

Long Road myWord[1]

Road Test ...

St. Street Road..

 

how i can compare user input with my vector words?

 

if i had contains, i would do something like this... 

 

if(userInput.contains(myWorld[i])){

output....

}

 

Thx...

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Developer
Posts: 159
Registered: ‎08-19-2008
My Device: Not Specified

Re: String.contains()

Use string.indexOf("word",0).............if it returns > 0 then u can add it to vector myWord otherwise not..............

Developer
Posts: 18
Registered: ‎02-03-2010
My Device: Blackberry Storm - 9570
My Carrier: Tim

Re: String.contains()

thx, that works XD

Developer
Posts: 17,026
Registered: ‎07-29-2008
My Device: Z10 LE, Z30, Passport
My Carrier: O2 Germany

Re: String.contains()

only as a sidenote, use >-1. 0 is a valid index.

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Developer
Posts: 455
Registered: ‎01-14-2009
My Device: Apple iPhone 3GS 16GB

Re: String.contains()

Feel free to use this method

 

 

   public static boolean contains(String fullString, String searchedString) {
                try {
                        if (fullString.toLowerCase().indexOf(searchedString.toLowerCase()) != -1)
                                return true;
                } catch (Exception e) {
                        return false;
                }
                return false;
        }