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Check value existence in LinkedHashMap example

With this example we are going to check a value existence in a LinkedHashMap. In short, to check if a value exists in a LinkedHashMap you should:

  • Create a new LinkedHashMap.
  • Populate the linkedHashMap with elements, with put(K key, V value) API method of LinkedHashMap.
  • Invoke containsValue(Object value) API method of LinkedHashMap. The method returns true if this map maps one or more keys to the specified value and false otherwise.

Let’s take a look at the code snippet that follows:

package com.javacodegeeks.snippets.core;
 
import java.util.LinkedHashMap;
 
public class CheckValueLinkedHashMap {
 
  public static void main(String[] args) {
 
    // Create a LinkedHashMap and populate it with elements
    LinkedHashMap linkedHashMap = new LinkedHashMap();
    linkedHashMap.put("key_1","value_1");
    linkedHashMap.put("key_2","value_2");
    linkedHashMap.put("key_3","value_3");
 
    // boolean containsValue(Object key) returns true if the LinkedHashMap contains the value, otherwise false.
    boolean exists = linkedHashMap.containsValue("value_2");
    System.out.println("value_2 exists in LinkedHashMap ? : " + exists);
  }
}

Output:

value_2 exists in LinkedHashMap ? : true

 
This was an example of how to check a value existence in a LinkedHashMap in Java.

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