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    akeni is offline Member
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    Default Converting Chars to 8 -bit binary.

    Some few quick questions:

    1. what class do i need to use other than java.lang?
    2. Should i convert char to strings first or should i change it into ASCII decimal format and then to binary?

    Thanks in advance ;).

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    masijade is offline Senior Member
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    Default Re: Converting Chars to 8 -bit binary.

    See Integer and its "bitstring" methods (you need to left pad the resulting strings, however). Also, don't forget, that java chars are 2 byte chars, so what are you to do with the characters? Split every one into two bytes? Only use one byte for those characters that will fit into one byte? Always only use the second byte? Restrict allowable character encodings of the input to a single byte encoding and use only the second byte? etc, etc, etc.

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