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Thread: How to remove the in-between spaces in a String? Please help.

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    Question How to remove the in-between spaces in a String? Please help.

    Dear javaprogrammingforum.com members and administrators,

    A greeting of peace. I hope and pray that every one is doing fine upon reading this forum.

    Well, I have a problem regarding String input. I already have a program that enters a name and the program will count the total letters used. But unfortunaely, if in case the user enters his/her whole name, of course he/she will enter spaces in between names, the program will still count the letters, but plus the spaces. I don't know to how remove those spaces in the String literal so that I may overwrite, or store in another String, object.

    Thank you for those who will give me some tips regarding this String manipulation.


    Respectfully Yours,

    Mark Squall


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    Default Re: How to remove the in-between spaces in a String? Please help.

    Hello,

    String replaced = "test1 test2 test3 test4".replaceAll("\\s");

    // Json

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    Default Re: How to remove the in-between spaces in a String? Please help.

    If you only want letters to be counted (say, ignore numbers, spaces, and other characters) test to see if the character is a letter before adding it to the list:

    for (int i = 0; i < str.length; i++)
    {
         if (Character.isLetter(str.charAt(i))
         {
              count++;
         }
    }

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