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Connecting an int to a specific String Text

 
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Hello Everyone,

I am looking for a way to connect some ints from an array to a String output.

For example, I have a two dimensional array with values between 1-5 in random order.
The ints should be printed out as:

1 = H
2 = F
3 = J
etc.

So I want to connect my int values to specific Strings/Chars on the console.
Can someone help me out?
 
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Have you looked into Maps?

https://docs.oracle.com/javase/tutorial/collections/interfaces/map.html
 
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Not familiar with Maps and it looks quite complicated to read in my two -dimensional array and transform it...
 
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We are also not allowed to use anything else besides java.lang imports.

my current solution is, that I used another array form type String and have a loop which fills the new array with Strings when the loop finds the ints in
the first array but I think there is an easier solution to this?
 
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If you can only use java.lang then I think that's a workable solution.  But if you post your code, we can make more helpful comments.
 
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Another option if you can only use java.lang imports is to write your own Map-like class. But that may be beyond your current skill level.
 
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Or you could do something like this, if you only have 5 items:

Just extend this to a 2-D array.
 
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