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Using a Loop Value for an Object Assignment

 
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I am trying to attempt the following with no success:

 
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You have a function call on the right-hand side of the assignment. What is it that you are expecting that to do?
 
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Bear Bibeault wrote:You have a function call on the right-hand side of the assignment. What is it that you are expecting that to do?



I want to create several sheets with different tab names. Then I will run another loop on a data array to populate each sheet. This second loop will have to know what each sheet object name is.
 
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Perhaps an array?
 
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Bear Bibeault wrote:Perhaps an array?



Can you elaborate? I have an array of tab names. My loop iterates through this array creating the HSSFSheets. However, I need the HSSFSheet objects to retain unique names so I can reference them latter in my code.
 
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You can reference them just as easily using an array. But if you also need unique names, perhaps a Map?
 
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Perhaps you want a Map<String,HSSFSheet>.
 
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