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Thread: Reading only first name from strings

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    Default Reading only first name from strings

    I know that in c++ in order to read a string like
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    . you need to use
     getline(cin,string variable)
    . In java, I have noticed that using
     String name=keyboard.nextLine()
    automatically reads the whole line...Suppose I wanted to read the first name only, how would I be able to accomplish that?


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    Default Re: Reading only first name from strings

    You can't read half of input but you can still split the string using tokenizer or using split api to get only first name.

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    Default Re: Reading only first name from strings

    I disagree with dineshj83 in that the "next token" can be read and returned as a String using the Scanner.next() method. You should study the Scanner API page to see what other methods there are and how they might be useful to you in your project.

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