This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide 1Z0-808 and have Jeanne Boyarsky & Scott Selikoff on-line! See this thread for details.
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Regarding your question; What exactly you wish to do? You want to show the user the prompt but do not want him to enter anything. If you want the input from some other source then why do you prompt the user?