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Java String character replace A=1 through to Z=26

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kineticexpertFlag for Australia asked on
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I have an input string like so: "AB123" (without quotes).

I need to take the first two characters (A and B) and then individually find out integer values for them based on the following logic:

For the first character: A = 1, B = 2, C = 3, right through to Z = 26.

For the second character: A = 01, B = 02, C = 03, right through to Z = 26.. the only difference from the first character, is that  this number is padded.

I need error checking (in the event of the first 2 characters not being letter), and then replacing the new values to the rest of the string.

few examples...
ie. Input: AB123    Output: 101123
ie. Input: ZZ567    Output: 2626567

Cheers,

Dan.
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