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Command line arguments via (string[] args)

Matt Moore

Joined: Dec 14, 2004
Posts: 2

I've been told that you can pass a text file to be inputted via the (String[] args) part of the main method.


java someprogram someinput.txt

Well thats what I'd like to do, how do I do it?



Mike Gershman
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Joined: Mar 13, 2004
Posts: 1272

This assumes the file is in the same directory as someprogram, otherwise you have to specify the path.

Mike Gershman
SCJP 1.4, SCWCD in process
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