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Java LinkedList set() Method

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Example

Replace an item in a list:

import java.util.LinkedList;

public class Main { 
  public static void main(String[] args) { 
    LinkedList<String> cars = new LinkedList<String>();
    cars.add("Volvo");
    cars.add("BMW");
    cars.add("Ford");
    cars.add("Mazda");
    cars.set(0, "Opel");
    System.out.println(cars);
  } 
}

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Definition and Usage

The set() method replaces an item at a specified position in the list and returns the item that was previously at that position.


Syntax

public T set(int index, T item)

T refers to the data type of items in the list.

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
index Required. The position of the item to be replaced.
item Required. The new item to be placed at the specified position.

Technical Details

Returns: The item which was previously at the specified position in the list.
Throws: IndexOutOfBoundsException - If the index is less than zero, equal to the size of the list or greater than the size of the list.

Related Pages

Java Arrays Tutorial

Java LinkedList Tutorial


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