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How can I convert Char[] to a String object? I try .toString() but that returns its memory address.
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Question by:jtcy
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by:sudhakar_koundinya
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String str=new String((byte[])charArray);
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char []charArray=new {'H','E','L','L','O'};
String str =new String(charArray);

            ( or)

String str =new String((byte[]charArray);
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by:DrWarezz
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Use SKs' solution, however, here's the easiest technic to remember (in terms of how it works):

String str = "";
for ( int i =0; i<charArray.length; i++ )
    str += charArray [i];

gL,
[r.D]
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by:MogalManic
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Don't use DrWarezz's solution.  For string contcationation, Java internally uses a String buffer.  So DrWarezz's solution will compile to approxamatly:
String str = "";
for ( int i =0; i<charArray.length; i++ ) {
    buff=new StringBuffer(str);
    buff.append(charArray [i]);
    str=buff.toString();
}


The String class is actually implemented internally as a character array. So use sudhakar_koundinya's answer.  When you use the
  String str =new String(charArray);
constructor.  The String class will copy your character array into its character array.
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by:DrWarezz
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:o\  lol - woops. Thanks MM.
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