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debraj mallick
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Joined: Mar 08, 2011
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hi all,
i am using the following code to read from a file and put the content into a arraylist

the file "arts.txt" is about 70mb consisting of 760,985 lines. and i am having exception like:

i am using -Xmx750m. Is there any way i can read the file and store the content of the file in a list?

any help would be great.
Somnath Mallick
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Joined: Mar 04, 2009
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What are you doing in that Arts class?
debraj mallick
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hi Somnath,
class Arts consists of
Rob Spoor

Joined: Oct 27, 2005
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If you're storing 70MB worth of Strings in memory you probably need to increase the memory available to the JVM using the -Xmx JVM flag.

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