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Convert String To ASCII Code.

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Let said I have a string
String test="Test Code";
Can I convert the above string to ASCII code.  And then convert back the ASCII code to exact string. Is there any command in Java  that can convert it.  Thanks.
Huang Aun
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_lychee_ earned 20 total points
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byte[] b = s.getBytes("ASCII");
String test2 = new String(b, "ASCII");

b contains ASCII (if original string consists of only ascii of course...)

if your default encoding is ascii/iso____ (i can't remember) u don't need the "ASCII"
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by:terajiv
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if u write String
String test="Test Code";
like this U will get Unicode for perticular char. by using
getNumaricValue() method. from Character class.
I dont think its possible to get in terms of ASCII.
If u use String Constructors as lychee has shown u can get it.
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by:raghurani
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Try this out :

....

String str = new String ("<YOUR STRING>") ;
String ascii_str ;

try {
    ascii_str = String (str.getBytes ("ASCII")) ;
} catch (UnsupportedEncodingException e) {
   System.out.println ("Unsupported Conversion") ;
   return (1) ;
}

System.out.println (ascii_str) ;
 ....
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by:HuangAun
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Hi All!
I tried already the above suggestion.  But didnt work.  Hope that can give more details solution.  Thanks,
Regards,
Huang Aun
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by:_lychee_
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post ur code pls...
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by:raghurani
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Hi,

try this one. works fine in my PC.

----- Begin ----------

import java.io.* ;
import java.lang.* ;

class tapak
{
      public static void main (String args[])
      {
                   String str = new String ("<YOUR STRING>") ;
                   String ascii_str = null ;

                   try {

                       // my earlier statement was
                       // ascii_str = String (str.getBytes ("ASCII")) ;
                       ascii_str = new String (str.getBytes ("ASCII")) ;
                   }
                   catch (UnsupportedEncodingException e)
                   {
                      System.out.println ("Unsupported Conversion") ;
                   }

                   System.out.println ("ASCII version : " + ascii_str) ;

      }
}


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Let me know if you have any doubts.
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