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mixing up an arraylist really good.

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With the list that is collected from the number of checkboxs checked: (code below)

// Audio files from checkboxs
if (cb.isSelected())
{
  File audio = new File(cb.getActionCommand());
  list.add(audio);  // method to add audio to ListOfFiles
}


How could I mix those files in the arraylist up really good.

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by:CEHJ
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Collections.shuffle(list)
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Collections.shuffle(<yourArrayList>);
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by:objects
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you should have already known the answer to that ;) You already use that technique in your existing code.
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by:Drop_of_Rain
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I thought that was it but I might need to shuffle them a couple of times. I looked at it shuffled once that is why i asked the question. Another dump question i have asked.
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> Another dump question i have asked.

No such thing as dumb (or dump) questions :)
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That was funny seeing what I wrote.
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I increased the points bt 75 because you both gave the same answer.

Thanks,
Christopher
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by:Drop_of_Rain
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bobbit31 answered another question just a little while ago, it would have worked fine, so I gave him this one because of that. I hope that is OK with everyone.
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