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Thread: Arraylist/string array?

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    Default Arraylist/string array?

    I'm trying to make it so that if an array is equal to another array then do something.

    Something like this:

    ArrayList<String> array = new ArrayList<String>();
    gridArray.add(string1);
    gridArray.add(string2);
    gridArray.add(string3);
    gridArray.add(string4);
     
    if (array == {a,b,c,d}) {
    	....
    }
    if (array == {e,f,g,h}) {
    	....
    }

    string1 etc are all variables so will be different each time I run this bit of code. The main thing I want to achieve is to not have to add a,b,c,d etc individually to an array (like for 'array') because I am going to have a lot of the if statements with different values for a,b,c,d, and a lot more values than just a,b,c,d.


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    Default Re: Arraylist/string array?

    I'm not sure I understand the reasoning in your last paragraph - can you give an example of the problems you express? From what you describe it seems that creating two Lists and using the equals method would be the way to go.

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