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Thread: While Loop Issue

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    Default While Loop Issue

    Hello everyone. I'm new to Java and I'm trying to check if the user is inputting a word, or a number. We were just introduced to while loops in class and I figured I'd try one out. My program worked up until I tried to validate what the user is inputting.

    My problem is that the input doesn't stop and the user can just keep hitting return.

    *** Disclaimer, I'm just messing around and the text doesn't mean anything.

    import java.util.Scanner;
    public class SchoolDegree 
    public static void main(String[] args)  
        System.out.print("Please enter your school name: ");
        Scanner in = new Scanner(System.in);   
        String schoolName = in.nextLine();
            while (in.hasNextLine())
                if (schoolName.equals("Syracuse"))
                    schoolName += ", aka CUUUUUSE.";         
                else if (schoolName.equals("Ohio"))
                    schoolName += ", aka NO SOUP FOR YOU.";
                else schoolName += ", aka who?";            
            while (in.hasNextInt())
                   System.out.println("How can your school be a number?");
        System.out.println("You attend " + schoolName);     

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    Default Re: While Loop Issue

    when you have got the user to successfully finish the loop. then use


    to break the loop and end it..

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