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+20 votes

When using equalsIgnoreCase, do you write it as
(example) word.equalsIgnoreCase("b")=B;
or you write it as word.equalsIgnoreCase("b"); ?

asked in CSC211_Winter2018 by (1 point)

3 Answers

+14 votes

It would just be word.equalsIgnoreCase("b");

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+12 votes

Either way would be fine. The formula already ignores case.

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+11 votes

string.equalsIgnoreCase() returns a boolean value (usually used in conditional statements)
word.equalsIgnoreCase("b")=B is not valid at all. =B means assigning value of B to the left.
So only word.equalsIgnoreCase("b") is right.

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