java.lang.String class comes with toCharArray() String method to convert string to a character array.
The signature is given of toCharArray() String as defined in Java API.
- public char toCharArray(): Returns a character array comprising the string characters as elements.
In the following toCharArray() String is used to get a char array out of string.
public class StringMethodDemo
public static void main(String args)
String str1 = "ABCDEFGHI";
char carray = str1.toCharArray();
System.out.println("String: " + str1);
System.out.println("Length of string: " + str1.length());
System.out.println("Length of array returned: " + carray.length);
for(char temp : carray)
System.out.print(temp + ", ");
Output screen of toCharArray() String Example
As each character of string becomes an element of the array, the length of both is same. Observe screenshot.
A similar method exists in String class doing the same job but with a small difference – getChars().
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