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FileReader issues

Jax Laakso
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Joined: Dec 07, 2001
Posts: 23
I'm having some problems compiling a program. I'm using a FileReader to read in a .txt file and then do some fun extraction on the strings before spitting it out to the screen at the moment.
I keep getting:
Error : Exception java.io.FileNotFoundException must be caught, or it must be declared in the throws clause
of this method.
FindCosts.java line 21 new FileReader(input));
When I try to compile it. I am using CodeWarrior 5 for the Mac if that makes any difference. This is my first time using FileReader so I'm wondering if I did it wrong. The code is below.


[This message has been edited by Cindy Glass (edited December 14, 2001).]
Manfred Leonhardt
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Joined: Jan 09, 2001
Posts: 1492
Hi Jax,
Any time you use any I/O method except File you are required to use a try/catch loop:

Regards,
Manfred.
Jax Laakso
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Joined: Dec 07, 2001
Posts: 23
Thank you!
 
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