Java String equalsIgnoreCase() Method

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Java String equalsIgnoreCase()

The equalsIgnoreCase() method checks whether the two specified String objects have the same value or not, irrespective of the case of the string.

Note: This method is case-insensitive.


Java Compiler
public class myClass { public static void main(String[] args) { String str1 = "JOHN DOE"; String str2 = "john doe"; String str3 = "JOHN DOE"; System.out.println(str1.equalsIgnoreCase(str2)); System.out.println(str1.equalsIgnoreCase(str3)); } }


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public bool str1.equalsIgnoreCase(str2)

Parameter Values

str1RequiredSpecifies the string to be compared.
str2RequiredSpecifies the string to be compared.

Return Value

trueIf the two specified String objects have the same value.
falseIf the two specified String objects does not have the same value.


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