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Java Character getNumericValue() Method

The getNumericValue() method of character class returns the int value of the specified character. If the character does not have any int value, -1 is returned. If the character has a numeric value that cannot be represented as a non-negative integer, -2 is returned.

Syntax

Parameter

The above method requires only one parameter:

The codePoint is the character(Unicode code point) to be converted.

Return Value

The getNumericValue(int codePoint) method returns the numeric value of the character, as a non-negative int value. This method will return -2 if the character has a numeric value but the value cannot be represented as a non-negative int value. The method will return -1 if the character has no numeric value..

Example 1

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Output:

The character 'n' has a numeric value represented as: 23

Example 2

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Output:

Numeric value for code point obj1 is 33
Numeric value for code point obj2 is -1

Example 3

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Output:

The character 'n' has a numeric value represented as: 23
The character ' ' has a numeric value represented as: -1
The character '6' has a numeric value represented as: 6
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