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Replaces each substring of this string that matches toReplace

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2003 Erik Bengtson - moved replaceAll from Column class to here
2004 Andy Jefferson - moved intArrayToString, booleanArrayToString from SM
2007 Xuan Baldauf - toJVMIDString hex fix

import java.util.Collection;
import java.util.Iterator;
import java.util.Properties;
import java.util.StringTokenizer;
import java.util.jar.JarFile;

 * Utilities for String manipulation.
 * @version $Revision: 1.23 $   
public class StringUtils
   * Replaces each substring of this string that matches toReplace.
   * Used to replace replaceAll when using J2SDK 1.3.1.
   * This method is available at String.replaceAll in J2SDK 1.4
   * @param theString The string to use
   * @param toReplace The string to replace.
   * @param replacement The replacement string.
   * @return The updated string after replacing.
  public static String replaceAll(String theString, String toReplace, String replacement)
      if (theString == null)
          return null;
      if (theString.indexOf(toReplace) == -1)
          return theString;

      StringBuffer stringBuffer = new StringBuffer(theString);
      int index = theString.length();
      int offset = toReplace.length();
      while ((index=theString.lastIndexOf(toReplace, index-1)) > -1)
          stringBuffer.replace(index,index+offset, replacement);

      return stringBuffer.toString();


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