Re: Switch on Strings



On Sat, 14 Jan 2006 00:32:18 GMT, fb <fb@xxxxxxxxx> wrote, quoted or
indirectly quoted someone who said :

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>myColor is a String being read in from an HTML file PARAM line.
>The above code doesn't work, because switch doesn't work with strings.
>So I was wondering how else I can do this...

you do it with enums. See http://mindprod.com/jgloss/enum.html

You convert your switch string to an enum with valueOf and use enum
constants instead of strings on your case labels.
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