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Thread: Read previous line? Or read line without it going to the next line after?

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    Default Read previous line? Or read line without it going to the next line after?

    Is there any way to do that?

    Because when it reads a line. It goes to the next one after that. So is there any way to go to a previous line?

    Or for it to read a line but not move onto the next line next time the readLine method is called?

    The way I'm doing it is using the File class and the Scanner class.


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    Default Re: Read previous line? Or read line without it going to the next line after?

    What are you trying to do? Once you read a line, that line is read. There's no way to reverse a Scanner. But you can then do whatever you want with the line once it's read, so I'm not sure what the problem is?
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    Default Re: Read previous line? Or read line without it going to the next line after?

    The BufferedReader class has some methods you can sometimes use to reread lines. See the mark() and reset() methods.
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    Default Re: Read previous line? Or read line without it going to the next line after?

    Oh okay. Thanks!

    But I figured a different way to do things. But I'll definitely keep that in mind next time!

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