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30.23 java.util.StringTokenizer (JDK 1.0)

This class, when instantiated with a String, breaks the string up into tokens separated by any of the characters in the specified string of delimiters. (For example, words separated by space and tab characters are tokens.) The hasMoreTokens() and nextToken() methods can be used to obtain the tokens in order. countTokens() returns the number of tokens in the string. Note that StringTokenizer implements the Enumeration interface, so you may also access the tokens with the familiar hasMoreElements() and nextElement() methods.

When you create a StringTokenizer you may specify a string of delimiter characters to use for the entire string, or you may rely on the default whitespace delimiters. You may also specify whether the delimiters themselves should be returned as tokens. You may optionally specify a new string of delimiter characters when you call nextToken().

public class StringTokenizer extends Object implements Enumeration {
    // Public Constructors
            public StringTokenizer(String str, String delim, boolean returnTokens);
            public StringTokenizer(String str, String delim);
            public StringTokenizer(String str);
    // Public Instance Methods
            public int countTokens();
            public boolean hasMoreElements();  // From Enumeration
            public boolean hasMoreTokens();
            public Object nextElement();  // From Enumeration
            public String nextToken();
            public String nextToken(String delim);
}


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