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    Hey guys my names scott and this is my first post. I just recently started using java and am still very basic.

    I want to read a certain amount of lines of text from a file. I'm not sure which loop to use can anyone give me a hand ?

    Thanks Scott


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    Default Re: reading a certain amount of lines from a file?

    What have you tried?

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    Tried a while loop. But i only know how to scan next line untill there is no more. Im not sure how to read a certain amount of lines. This is what i need a bit of help with.

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    Default Re: reading a certain amount of lines from a file?

    If I want to do something let's say 10 times, there are a few different ways:

    for(int i = 0; i < 10; i++){
       //do something
    }

    int i = 0;
    while(i < 10){
       //do something
       i++;
    }

    Experiment with them.

    Control Flow Statements (The Java™ Tutorials > Learning the Java Language > Language Basics)

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    Default Re: reading a certain amount of lines from a file?

    The OP also posted an obscene response on the other forum when called out for cross posting and homework dumping.

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