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sheharyar alam

Joined: Mar 04, 2008
Posts: 4
hello guys

I am new at this stuff, so I am trying to learn this java stuff lol,

but anyway

My qustion is how do I Read text line by line and print it as it appears in the given data file
marc weber

Joined: Aug 31, 2004
Posts: 11343

Welcome to JavaRanch!

Take a look at the Scanner class.

If you're having trouble with it, show us what you've tried and where you're stuck.

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Rob Spoor

Joined: Oct 27, 2005
Posts: 19674

BufferedReader is another option, as it has a readLine() method. This does strip away the newline characters though, but I believe so does Scanner.

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