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how to remove first 5 elements in arraylist among ten elements?

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  1. for(int i=0;i<=4;i++){
  2. list.remove(list.get(i));
  3. }
this code should not work........

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Apr 26 '12 #1
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You say it should work. But obviously it doesn't. It would help to know what it's doing instead of what you intended.

However, if I was to guess, it's because you're changing the index that you're removing. You're forgetting that as you remove each element, all the remaining indexes decrement by 1.
Apr 26 '12 #2

P: 21
You Can simply add the list value of listindex greate than 5 By
for(int i=0;i>=4;i++){
Apr 29 '12 #3

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maybe,you can write the code like this:
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  1. list remList = new ArrayList();
  2. for(int i=0;i<=4;i++){
  3. remList.add(allList.get(i));
  4. }
  5. allList.removeAll(remList);
Jun 5 '12 #4

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