Strips whitespace from the start and end of every String in an array. - Java java.lang

Java examples for java.lang:String Strip

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Strips whitespace from the start and end of every String in an array.

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/*//from  www .j  a v a 2 s  .c o m
 * Copyright 2013 Guidewire Software, Inc.
 */
/**
 * This class is based, in part, on org.apache.commons.lang.StringUtils and is intended
 * to break the dependency on that project.
 *
 * @author <a href="http://jakarta.apache.org/turbine/">Apache Jakarta Turbine</a>
 * @author <a href="mailto:jon@latchkey.com">Jon S. Stevens</a>
 * @author Daniel L. Rall
 * @author <a href="mailto:gcoladonato@yahoo.com">Greg Coladonato</a>
 * @author <a href="mailto:ed@apache.org">Ed Korthof</a>
 * @author <a href="mailto:rand_mcneely@yahoo.com">Rand McNeely</a>
 * @author Stephen Colebourne
 * @author <a href="mailto:fredrik@westermarck.com">Fredrik Westermarck</a>
 * @author Holger Krauth
 * @author <a href="mailto:alex@purpletech.com">Alexander Day Chaffee</a>
 * @author <a href="mailto:hps@intermeta.de">Henning P. Schmiedehausen</a>
 * @author Arun Mammen Thomas
 * @author Gary Gregory
 * @author Phil Steitz
 * @author Al Chou
 * @author Michael Davey
 * @author Reuben Sivan
 * @author Chris Hyzer
 *  Johnson

 */
//package com.java2s;

public class Main {
    public static void main(String[] argv) {
        String[] strs = new String[] { "1", "abc", "level", null,
                "java2s.com", "asdf 123" };
        System.out.println(java.util.Arrays.toString(stripAll(strs)));
    }

    /**
     * <p>Strips whitespace from the start and end of every String in an array.
     * Whitespace is defined by {@link Character#isWhitespace(char)}.</p>
     *
     * <p>A new array is returned each time, except for length zero.
     * A <code>null</code> array will return <code>null</code>.
     * An empty array will return itself.
     * A <code>null</code> array entry will be ignored.</p>
     *
     * <pre>
     * stripAll(null)             = null
     * stripAll([])               = []
     * stripAll(["abc", "  abc"]) = ["abc", "abc"]
     * stripAll(["abc  ", null])  = ["abc", null]
     * </pre>
     *
     * @param strs  the array to remove whitespace from, may be null
     * @return the stripped Strings, <code>null</code> if null array input
     */
    public static String[] stripAll(String[] strs) {
        return stripAll(strs, null);
    }

    /**
     * <p>Strips any of a set of characters from the start and end of every
     * String in an array.</p>
     * Whitespace is defined by {@link Character#isWhitespace(char)}.</p>
     *
     * <p>A new array is returned each time, except for length zero.
     * A <code>null</code> array will return <code>null</code>.
     * An empty array will return itself.
     * A <code>null</code> array entry will be ignored.
     * A <code>null</code> stripChars will strip whitespace as defined by
     * {@link Character#isWhitespace(char)}.</p>
     *
     * <pre>
     * stripAll(null, *)                = null
     * stripAll([], *)                  = []
     * stripAll(["abc", "  abc"], null) = ["abc", "abc"]
     * stripAll(["abc  ", null], null)  = ["abc", null]
     * stripAll(["abc  ", null], "yz")  = ["abc  ", null]
     * stripAll(["yabcz", null], "yz")  = ["abc", null]
     * </pre>
     *
     * @param strs  the array to remove characters from, may be null
     * @param stripChars  the characters to remove, null treated as whitespace
     * @return the stripped Strings, <code>null</code> if null array input
     */
    public static String[] stripAll(String[] strs, String stripChars) {
        int strsLen;
        if (strs == null || (strsLen = strs.length) == 0) {
            return strs;
        }
        String[] newArr = new String[strsLen];
        for (int i = 0; i < strsLen; i++) {
            newArr[i] = strip(strs[i], stripChars);
        }
        return newArr;
    }

    /**
     * <p>Strips whitespace from the start and end of a String.</p>
     *
     * <p>This is similar to {@link #trim(String)} but removes whitespace.
     * Whitespace is defined by {@link Character#isWhitespace(char)}.</p>
     *
     * <p>A <code>null</code> input String returns <code>null</code>.</p>
     *
     * <pre>
     * strip(null)     = null
     * strip("")       = ""
     * strip("   ")    = ""
     * strip("abc")    = "abc"
     * strip("  abc")  = "abc"
     * strip("abc  ")  = "abc"
     * strip(" abc ")  = "abc"
     * strip(" ab c ") = "ab c"
     * </pre>
     *
     * @param str  the String to remove whitespace from, may be null
     * @return the stripped String, <code>null</code> if null String input
     */
    public static String strip(String str) {
        return strip(str, null);
    }

    /**
     * <p>Strips any of a set of characters from the start and end of a String.
     * This is similar to {@link String#trim()} but allows the characters
     * to be stripped to be controlled.</p>
     *
     * <p>A <code>null</code> input String returns <code>null</code>.
     * An empty string ("") input returns the empty string.</p>
     *
     * <p>If the stripChars String is <code>null</code>, whitespace is
     * stripped as defined by {@link Character#isWhitespace(char)}.
     * Alternatively use {@link #strip(String)}.</p>
     *
     * <pre>
     * strip(null, *)          = null
     * strip("", *)            = ""
     * strip("abc", null)      = "abc"
     * strip("  abc", null)    = "abc"
     * strip("abc  ", null)    = "abc"
     * strip(" abc ", null)    = "abc"
     * strip("  abcyx", "xyz") = "  abc"
     * </pre>
     *
     * @param str  the String to remove characters from, may be null
     * @param stripChars  the characters to remove, null treated as whitespace
     * @return the stripped String, <code>null</code> if null String input
     */
    public static String strip(String str, String stripChars) {
        if (isEmpty(str)) {
            return str;
        }
        str = stripStart(str, stripChars);
        return stripEnd(str, stripChars);
    }

    /**
     * <p>Checks if a String is empty ("") or null.</p>
     *
     * <pre>
     * StringUtils.isEmpty(null)      = true
     * StringUtils.isEmpty("")        = true
     * StringUtils.isEmpty(" ")       = false
     * StringUtils.isEmpty("bob")     = false
     * StringUtils.isEmpty("  bob  ") = false
     * </pre>
     *
     * <p>NOTE: This method changed in Lang version 2.0.
     * It no longer trims the String.
     * That functionality is available in isBlank().</p>
     *
     * @param str  the String to check, may be null
     * @return <code>true</code> if the String is empty or null
     */
    public static boolean isEmpty(String str) {
        return str == null || str.length() == 0;
    }

    /**
     * <p>Strips any of a set of characters from the start of a String.</p>
     *
     * <p>A <code>null</code> input String returns <code>null</code>.
     * An empty string ("") input returns the empty string.</p>
     *
     * <p>If the stripChars String is <code>null</code>, whitespace is
     * stripped as defined by {@link Character#isWhitespace(char)}.</p>
     *
     * <pre>
     * stripStart(null, *)          = null
     * stripStart("", *)            = ""
     * stripStart("abc", "")        = "abc"
     * stripStart("abc", null)      = "abc"
     * stripStart("  abc", null)    = "abc"
     * stripStart("abc  ", null)    = "abc  "
     * stripStart(" abc ", null)    = "abc "
     * stripStart("yxabc  ", "xyz") = "abc  "
     * </pre>
     *
     * @param str  the String to remove characters from, may be null
     * @param stripChars  the characters to remove, null treated as whitespace
     * @return the stripped String, <code>null</code> if null String input
     */
    public static String stripStart(String str, String stripChars) {
        int strLen;
        if (str == null || (strLen = str.length()) == 0) {
            return str;
        }
        int start = 0;
        if (stripChars == null) {
            while ((start != strLen)
                    && Character.isWhitespace(str.charAt(start))) {
                start++;
            }
        } else if (stripChars.length() == 0) {
            return str;
        } else {
            while ((start != strLen)
                    && (stripChars.indexOf(str.charAt(start)) != -1)) {
                start++;
            }
        }
        return str.substring(start);
    }

    /**
     * <p>Strips any of a set of characters from the end of a String.</p>
     *
     * <p>A <code>null</code> input String returns <code>null</code>.
     * An empty string ("") input returns the empty string.</p>
     *
     * <p>If the stripChars String is <code>null</code>, whitespace is
     * stripped as defined by {@link Character#isWhitespace(char)}.</p>
     *
     * <pre>
     * stripEnd(null, *)          = null
     * stripEnd("", *)            = ""
     * stripEnd("abc", "")        = "abc"
     * stripEnd("abc", null)      = "abc"
     * stripEnd("  abc", null)    = "  abc"
     * stripEnd("abc  ", null)    = "abc"
     * stripEnd(" abc ", null)    = " abc"
     * stripEnd("  abcyx", "xyz") = "  abc"
     * </pre>
     *
     * @param str  the String to remove characters from, may be null
     * @param stripChars  the characters to remove, null treated as whitespace
     * @return the stripped String, <code>null</code> if null String input
     */
    public static String stripEnd(String str, String stripChars) {
        int end;
        if (str == null || (end = str.length()) == 0) {
            return str;
        }

        if (stripChars == null) {
            while ((end != 0)
                    && Character.isWhitespace(str.charAt(end - 1))) {
                end--;
            }
        } else if (stripChars.length() == 0) {
            return str;
        } else {
            while ((end != 0)
                    && (stripChars.indexOf(str.charAt(end - 1)) != -1)) {
                end--;
            }
        }
        return str.substring(0, end);
    }
}

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