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how to read text file content line by line

ibnu ros

Joined: Nov 28, 2012
Posts: 2
can any body help me how to read text file line by line using jstl

below is my code.

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN" "">
<html xmlns="">
<%@ taglib uri="" prefix="fmt"%>
<%@ taglib uri="" prefix="fn"%>
<%@ taglib uri="" prefix="sql"%>
<%@ taglib uri="" prefix="c"%>

<%@ page import="*" %>
<%@page import=""%>
<%@page import=""%>

<title>File Handling in JSP</title>


<%--<c:set var="test" value="test1"/>--%>
BufferedReader reader = new BufferedReader(new FileReader("C:/apache-tomcat-6.0.16/webapps/ROOT/uspmp2/POLI20120627.txt"));
StringBuilder sb = new StringBuilder();
String line;

while((line = reader.readLine())!= null){
sb.append(line.substring(0,2) + "<br>");


<c:out value="${sb}"/>
<c:set var="test" value="${sb}"/>
<%--<c:import var="data" url="POLI20120627.txt" scope="session"/>--%>

<%--<c:out value="${data}"/>--%>
<%--<c:forTokens items="${data}" delims="|" var="name">
<c:out value="${name}"/><p>
Bear Bibeault
Author and ninkuma

Joined: Jan 10, 2002
Posts: 63858

There is no JSTL mechanism to read files. That is not something you should be doing in the JSP, but in the servlet controller.

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