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    Default can someone help me debug plzz

    so i got this code....which should read and store 300 lines.....but it's not starting from the beginning of the text....its starting from the 2nd and sometimes the 5th line................someone help me debug
    import java.util.Scanner;
    import java.io.File;
     
    class copyofcode
    {
     
    	public static void main (String args[])throws Exception
    	{
     
    		String[]text=new String[300];
     
    		File myfile = new File("alice.txt");
    		Scanner scan = new Scanner(myfile);
     
     
     
     
            /* reading 20 lines and storing them and printing them out to the screen*/
     
    		for (int a=0; a<300; a++)
    		{
    			   text[a] = scan.nextLine();
    			   if(text[a]==null)
    			   break;
    			   System.out.println(text[a]);
    		 }
     
    		scan.close();   //closing the file
     
       }
    }
    Last edited by copeg; November 27th, 2010 at 10:12 AM.


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    Default Re: can someone help me debug plzz

    Tried it out on my a text file containing:

    "The King and Queen of Hearts were seated on their throne when they arrived,
    with a great crowd assembled about them--all sorts of little birds and beasts,
    as well as the whole pack of cards: the Knave was standing before them, in
    chains, with a soldier on each side to guard him; and near the King was the
    White Rabbit, with a trumpet in one hand, and a scroll of parchment in the
    other. In the very middle of the court was a table, with a large dish of tarts
    upon it: they looked so good, that it made Alice quite hungry to look at them--
    `I wish they'd get the trial done,' she thought, `and hand round the
    refreshments!'

    But there seemed to be no chance of this, so she began looking at everything
    about her, to pass away the time. "

    And it worked fine with an added try catch, but worked fine without it just gave exception warning in the middle.

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