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Thread: Joining two different generic type of ArrayList.

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    Default Joining two different generic type of ArrayList.

    Hi!There is a question! I want to combine:
    List<String> string=new ArrayList<String>(); and List<Integer> numbers=new ArrayList<Integer>();

    And the new ArrayList should have both elements in one index as :
    index[0]--->(string.get(0),numbers.get(o))--->("Many many thanks for your help",6)
    So, then I could sort by numbers it would have.

    I tried to use Hashtable but as its key unique,it doesn't work for me. Is it possible to merge in this way? Or not?

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    Default Re: Joining two different generic type of ArrayList.

    Sounds like you need to have a custom class that holds a String and number and some methods for accessing it contents and sorting. Instances of that class could be put in an ArrayList<YourCustomClass>
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