BBjString::length

Description

In BBj 7.0 and higher, this method returns the length of this string. The length is equal to the number of Unicode code units in the string.

Syntax

Return Value

Method

int

length()

Parameters

None.

Return Value

Returns the length of the sequence of characters represented by this string.

Remarks

None.

Example

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BBjString Example

rem ' BBjString
print "BBjString sample code"

x! = "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog"

print "x! = """,x!,""""
print "x!.charAt(0)=",x!.charAt(0); rem 'T'
print "x!.codePointAt(0)=",x!.codePointAt(0); rem 84
print "x!.codePointBefore(1)=",x!.codePointBefore(1); rem 84

l = x!.length()
print "x!.codePointCount(0,x!.length())=",x!.codePointCount(0,l); rem 43
print "x!.compareTo(""The"")=",x!.compareTo("The"); rem 40
print "x!.compareToIgnoreCase(""THE"")=",x!.compareToIgnoreCase("THE"); rem 40
print "x!.concat(""."")=",x!.concat(".")
print "x!.contains(""quick"")=",x!.contains("quick"); rem true
print "x!.contains(""slow"")=",x!.contains("slow"); rem false

sb! = new StringBuffer(x!)
print "StringBuffer sb! = """,sb!,""""
print "x!.contentEquals(sb!)=",x!.contentEquals(sb!); rem true
print "x!.endsWith(""dog"")=",x!.endsWith("dog"); rem true
print "x!.endsWith(""cat"")=",x!.endsWith("cat"); rem false
print "x!.equals(sb!)=",x!.equals(sb!); rem false
print "x!.equals(sb!.toString())=",x!.equals(sb!.toString()); rem true

y! = x!.toUpperCase()
print "y! = """,y!,""""
print "x!.equals(y!)=",x!.equals(y!); rem false
print "x!.equalsIgnoreCase(y!)=",x!.equalsIgnoreCase(y!); rem true
print "x!.getBytes()=",x!.getBytes()," {",x!.getBytes().getClass(),"}"
c! = java.lang.reflect.Array.newInstance(Character.TYPE,x!.length())
x!.getChars(0,x!.length(),c!,0)
print "x!.getChars()=",java.util.Arrays.toString(c!)
print "x!.hashCode()=",x!.hashCode()
print "x!.indexOf(""q"")=",x!.indexOf("q"); rem 4
print "x!.intern()=",x!.intern()
print "x!.isEmpty()=",x!.isEmpty()
print "x!.lastIndexOf(""the"")=",x!.lastIndexOf("the"); rem 31
print "x!.length()=",x!.length(); rem 43
print "x!.matches(""^The.*"")=",x!.matches("^The.*"); rem true
print "x!.offsetByCodePoints(0,1)=",x!.offsetByCodePoints(0,1); rem 1
print "x!.regionMatches(1,x!,32,2)=",x!.regionMatches(1,x!,32,2); rem true
print "x!.replace(""dog"",""cat"")=",x!.replace("dog","cat")
print "x!.replaceAll("" "",""_"")=",x!.replaceAll(" ","_")
print "x!.replaceFirst("" "",""_"")=",x!.replaceFirst(" ","_")
print "x!.split("" "")=",java.util.Arrays.toString(x!.split(" "))
print "x!.startsWith(""The"")=",x!.startsWith("The"); rem true
print "x!.substring(4,9)=""",x!.substring(4,9),""""; rem quick
print "x!.subSequence(4,9)=""",x!.subSequence(4,9),""""; rem quick
print "x!.toCharArray()=",java.util.Arrays.toString(x!.toCharArray())
print "x!.toLowerCase()=",x!.toLowerCase()
print "x!.toUpperCase()=",x!.toUpperCase()
print "x!.trim()=""",x!.trim(),""""

See Also

BBjAPI

BBjString

See the BBj Object Diagram for an illustration of the relationship between BBj Objects.