Returns true if specified character is a punctuation character. : String char « Data Type « Java

Returns true if specified character is a punctuation character.

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//package com.aliasi.util;


import java.text.DecimalFormat;

 * Static utility methods for processing strings, characters and
 * string buffers.
 * @author  Bob Carpenter
 * @version 4.0.1
 * @since   LingPipe1.0
 * @see     java.lang.Character
 * @see     java.lang.String
 * @see     java.lang.StringBuilder
public class Strings {
     * Returns true if specified character is a punctuation character.
     * Punctuation includes comma, period, exclamation point, question
     * mark, colon and semicolon.  Note that quotes and apostrophes
     * are not considered punctuation by this method.
     * @param c Character to test.
     * @return <code>true</code> if specified character is a
     * whitespace.
     * @see java.lang.Character
    public static boolean isPunctuation(char c) {
        return c == ','
            || c == '.'
            || c == '!'
            || c == '?'
            || c == ':'
            || c == ';'


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