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Returns the anchor value of the given URL


public class Utils {

  public static final String ANCHOR_CHAR = "#"; //$NON-NLS-1$
   * Returns the anchor value of the given URL.
   * @param url
   *          URL
   * @return anchor value, or null if none was defined
  public static String getAnchor(String url) {
    if (url != null) {
      int anchorPosition = url.indexOf(ANCHOR_CHAR);
      if (anchorPosition >= 0) {
        return url.substring(anchorPosition + 1);
    return null;



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