Java --> Vector class

What is the difference between setSize and remove methods of Vector class.

Vector v = new Vector(3);
v.add("1");
v.add("2");
v.add("3");

v.setSize(2); --> sets the element at index position 3 to null. What is the use of this method.
sam_2012Asked:
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CEHJCommented:
CPColinSenior Java ArchitectCommented:
Vector.setSize() can also increase the size of the vector by adding null elements at the end. I would not have much of a use for that method. Looks like it's been around since the very early days of Java, when the designers didn't quite have a handle on how collections should work.

Vector, in general, is a little crummy and ArrayList should be used instead, in most cases.

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