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Thread: if (x.equals("Hello")) or "World"

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    Default if (x.equals("Hello")) or "World"

    if (x = y != z)

    tests if x is equal to y OR z.
    How do I do this for .equals?

    like:

    if (x.equals("Hello" or "World")


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    Default Re: if (x.equals("Hello")) or "World"

    That is not how to compare multiple values in Java. What that code does is assign x the value of y, then checks to make sure that x is not equal to z.

    You need to use the logical or operator || to chain together multiple conditions using logical or.
    if(x == y || x == z)

    The same logical code statement applies to .equals:

    if(x.equals(y) || x.equals(z))

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    Default Re: if (x.equals("Hello")) or "World"

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