Lets  StringTokenizer fields = new StringTokenizer("one|two|three", "|");
How can i refer to the first item in fields.  I know fields.nextToken( ) will give any element.
Exple using an array i will say fields[0] ===> one, How do i do it with  StringTokenizer?

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if you want to get an array you can use split() instead of StringTokenizer

String[] fields = "one|tow|three".split("\\|");

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or you can even create an array using StringTokenizer

StringTokenizer fields = new StringTokenizer("one|two|three", "|");
String[] array = { fields.nextToken(), fields.nextToken(), fields.nextToken() };
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