How do I remove some characters from my String

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i want to remove all of the following chars from my string

“>[],-“

at the moment im doing this. but there must be a more efficient way

newString = myString.replace(">","").replace("[","").replace("]","")....

Answer

Use a regex that describes all the characters you want to replace, with the method that replaces everything matching the regex:

newString = myString.replaceAll("[<>\[\],-]", "");

(edited: I don’t think <> are supposed to be escaped, actually. And I forgot to double up the backslashes since they’ll be interpreted twice: once by the Java compiler, and again by the regular expression engine.)



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