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Java

Putting a space after typing dork makes the noun.equals("dork") useless. How to solve that? Thanks!!

As I say, I just need to push the spacebar to avoid java recognizing "dork " as equal to "dork". How can we make java to only cosinder the combination of letters that makes the word dork without consider the space before or after the word?

2 Answers

Jason Anders
MOD
Jason Anders
Treehouse Moderator 145,858 Points

Hey Andrea,

That's a really great observation and question! :thumbsup:

To isolate the string only, you would use the trim() method, which removes any leading and trailing whitespace. You can read up on it in the Official Java Docs, or have a look at this example from "GeeksforGeeks".

Hope that helps you! :) :dizzy:

Thank you very much, Jason!! :)