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Thread: Trouble writing some code...help?

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    Default Trouble writing some code...help?

    How do I initiate a scanner?
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    Default Re: Trouble writing some code...help?

    You must create a new Scanner (or use some method to create one for you).

    Here's a basic scanner on the console input:

    Scanner reader = new Scanner(System.in);

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