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Lucas McDaniels

Joined: Feb 07, 2011
Posts: 7
How would I go about setting an Id from a customers list (text file)? so that it can be read by another method?

Thanks for the help,
marc weber

Joined: Aug 31, 2004
Posts: 11343

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It sounds like the basic approach will be:
  • Read the text file (get the contents into your Java program as a String so you can work with it).
  • Find the value you're looking for in the String (parse it into separate pieces and identify what you need).
  • Assign the desired value to some variable so it can be passed/accessed.

  • Does that make sense? If so, which part are you having trouble with? Have you tried reading the file? Do you have any code you've tried so far?

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