[SOLVED] How to remove all characters before a specific character in Java?

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I have a string and I’m getting value through a html form so when I get the value it comes in a URL so I want to remove all the characters before the specific charater which is = and I also want to remove this character. I only want to save the value that comes after = because I need to fetch that value from the variable..

EDIT : I need to remove the = too since I’m trying to get the characters/value in string after it…


You can use .substring():

String s = "the text=text";
String s1 = s.substring(s.indexOf("=") + 1);

then s1 contains everything after = in the original string.


.trim() removes spaces before the first character (which isn’t a whitespace, such as letters, numbers etc.) of a string (leading spaces) and also removes spaces after the last character (trailing spaces).

Answered By – ItamarG3

Answer Checked By – Dawn Plyler (BugsFixing Volunteer)

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