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joseph cooper
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I have an arraylist, clientList, which holds an array of clientRecords which has a string value of a sequence number. I also have an arraylist, policyList, which holds an array of policyRecords which has a string value of a sequence number. I am trying to figure out how to compare the two sequence numbers against both arraylist?

ArrayList clientList ArrayList policyList
Object[0] clientRecord Object[0] policyRecord
String sequenceNumber = "1" String sequenceNumber = "2"
String companyText = "AFG" String policyNumber = "F12"
Object[1] clientRecord Object[1] policyRecord
String sequenceNumber = "2" String sequenceNumber = "2"
String companyText = "FFD" String policyNumber = "WW1"
Object[2] clientRecord Object[2] policyRecord
String sequenceNumber = "3" String sequenceNumber = "1"
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. .
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I can not figure out how to get down to the level of the elements of the records?

Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks in advance.
 
steve souza
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It's not clear to me what you are trying to return. Are you trying to find sequence numbers that are in both lists?
 
steve souza
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duplicate posting: http://www.coderanch.com/t/384023/java/java/comparing-arraylist-elements
 
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