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How to convert below String into List<String> in Apex Programming ?

String alpha = 'A, B, C, D';

In java, its very easy like below:

List<String> result = Arrays.asList(alpha.split("\\s*,\\s*"));
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    you can use split(' , '). alpha.split(' , '); – Safiya PV Apr 24 '17 at 5:43
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Salesforce provide String class which can be used to work with string. In your case you can use Split method

String alpha = 'A, B, C, D';

List<String> lstAlpha = alpha.split(',');

System.debug(lstAlpha);
  • Just a note if you are using the pipe "|" as a delimiter the split function does weird things e.g: String alpha = 'split | this | sentence'; List<String> lstAlpha = alpha.split('|'); – Nebula Dec 5 '18 at 8:06

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