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java.lang.String.length()

Visual Studio 2005

Gets the length of the String, which is the number of Unicode characters in the String.


public int length()

The length of the String.

// string_length.jsl

public class Program
{
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        String str = "How long is this String? ";

        // Get the length of str.
        int len = str.length();

        // Display the results of calling length.
        System.out.println(str + len);
    }
}

/*
Output:
How long is this String? 25
*/
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