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Java Java Arrays Iteration Enhanced For Loop

Dave Turner
Dave Turner
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Is using %n the same as using \n in a formatted string?

I couldn't help but notice that Craig ended each String with %n in this video rather than the \n I've noticed we've been using so far and it complied. Do they do the same thing? Is one preferable to another?

1 Answer

Hi Dave,

They are not quite the same; consult the docs here.

Using %n generates a platform-specific newline so is the preferred option to use.

Steve.