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Andy Hahn
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Joined: Aug 31, 2004
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Hi,
I am using a method that writes it's contents to an output stream.
How can I instead capture those contents into a java String?



Thanks.
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Joined: Jul 08, 2003
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You can use a ByteArrayOutputStream to collect the data, then use toByteArray() to get the bytes, and then construct a String from them.


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