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how to use "Pattern" class as delimiters for Scanner?

Fendel Coulptz
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Joined: Sep 23, 2004
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Hi,

in a string "abcd<<<<1234^^^^", if i want only abcd and 1234, what should i type in the Scanner scanscan = new Scanner(System.in).useDelimiter(...) method? how do i use the Pattern class? i've read the api page, tried the stuff on the list but can't manage to compile.

thanks alot.
Stan James
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Joined: Jan 29, 2003
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Why don't you post a short bit of what you have. That will help us see just what is hanging you up ... regular expression syntax, the Scanner API or something else.


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