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H. Ali

Joined: Feb 25, 2011
Posts: 21

when we say something like this

well what's with the formatting???
we use formatting when we are printing something to the output!
why are we formatting what we are reading and how come that's possible!!!
Tom Reilly

Joined: Jun 01, 2010
Posts: 618
This version of Console.readLine() does not format what it is reading. It formats a user prompt and then returns what the user entered. This is explained in the documentation.
I agree. Here's the link:
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