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Thread: Open Text file

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    Default Open Text file

    Program not Loading Text file.

    package fileinput;
    import java.io.*;
    /**
     *
     * @autho
     */
    public class Main {
     
        public Main () {
        }
        /**
         * @param args the command line arguments
         */
        public static void main(String[] args) {
         try
         {
             FileInputStream fstream =
                     new FileInputStream("data.txt");
             DataInputStream in = new DataInputStream(fstream);
             BufferedReader br = new BufferedReader(new InputStreamReader(in));
             String strLine;
     
             while((strLine = br.readline()) != null)
             {
                 System.out.println(strLine);
     
             }
             in.close();
         }
         catch(Exception e)
         {
             System.err.println("Error:" + e.getMessage() );
        }
        }
    }
    I have a Text file in my Doc. but dont know how to link it to the Program..
    while((strLine = br.readline()) != null)

    its telling me Cant find Symbol. Symbol ReadLine() location class java.io.BufferedReader


    ANY HELP?
    Last edited by copeg; October 4th, 2010 at 04:50 PM. Reason: Fixed code tags


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    Default Re: Open Text file

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    Default Re: Open Text file

    Read the API for BufferedReader (Java Platform SE 6). Hint...java is case sensitive

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    Default Re: Open Text file

    i have a text file in C://,

    inside that text file i have text, when i run the program the text file is opened and what data is inside the text file should show up. that's all the program is doing.

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    Default Re: Open Text file

    Did you read my hint and look at the posted link above?

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    Default Re: Open Text file

    Cross posted at text file - Java Forums

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    Default Re: Open Text file

    Double click the text file

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    Default Re: Open Text file

    The problem is here:

    while((strLine = br.readline()) != null)

    As copeg says, it's a case issue.

    Try:

    while((strLine = br.readLine()) != null)

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