I'm trying to make a toString method that will mimic a Collection toString()

Looking for actual code of the method or code of the Collection toString()
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You just iterate it and append to a StringBuffer
Why don't you *use* a collection and call toString
dear no158,

You may download jdk source code from Sun.

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no158Author Commented:
I'm working with:
private LinkedList<AnyType> items;

public String toString() {
    Iterator<AnyType> str = items.iterator();
    return str;

I'm having a problem with incompatible types, where did I go wrong.
public String toString() {
    return items.toString();

Should do the trick! This is addition to CEHJ's comment.

Mick BarryJava DeveloperCommented:
here you go:

public String toString()
     Iterator itr = iterator();
     StringBuffer r = new StringBuffer("[");
     for (int pos = size(); pos > 0; pos--)
         if (pos > 1)
           r.append(", ");
     return r.toString();

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