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Thread: head help with file reading

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    Default head help with file reading

    I am making a program where i nead to read from a text file and based on whats in the text file, change how te program runs.

    Heres an example, lets say i have a format like whats below in the text file:

    Difficulty: normal;
    #tells the program to change the way it handles the graphics
    Graphics: fast;
    #tells the program how fast to run the game
    Game-speed: .1;

    this is just an example of what the file will look like, the # means s just a comment to be ignored by the program
    ; means the end of the task
    and the text behind the : means a command and the text infront means what command tells the program to do

    i have been trying for a while now to get my program to read the file correctly but i just can't figure it out with how to get the program to ignore # and to stop reading a line at ; and getting it to sucessfully read both numbers and letters

    does anyone have any suggestions on how to get this to work?

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    Default Re: head help with file reading

    Read every word on this link to the scanner class and your current question, and many future questions you would have had, will be answered.

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