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Determine if a String is contained in a String [], ignoring case

     
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/**
 * <p>
 * StringUtil collects together some string utility classes.
 * </p>
 */
public class StringUtil
{
  /**
   * Determine if a String is contained in a String [], ignoring case
   * 
   * @param stringCollection
   *        The String[] to scan
   * @param value
   *        The value to look for
   * @return true if the string was found
   */
  public static boolean containsIgnoreCase(String[] stringCollection, String value)
  {
    if (stringCollection == null || value == null) return false;
    if ((stringCollection.length == 0) || (value.length() == 0)) return false;
    for (String s : stringCollection)
    {
      if (value.equalsIgnoreCase(s)) return true;
    }
    return false;
  }


}

   
    
    
    
    
  










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