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I've been using the == operator in my program to compare all my strings so far. However, I ran into a bug, changed one of them into .equals() instead, and it fixed the bug.

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Is == bad? When should it and should it not be used? What's the difference?
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Updated 23-Feb-21 2:49am
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CoderzF1 13-Feb-21 9:40am    
A lot of source code that I have looked at recently uses the .equals for string comparison, So apparently this is the widely accepted approach.

 
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The == operator compares references not values
The String equals() method compares the original content of the string
 
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