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RandomAccessFile/GUI question?

Posted on 2001-06-26
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Hi

I have created a User interface that allows the user to select a file from a list. When the user selects a file they then click an open button which will then open the file, read and use the data in the file.

At the moment I just have a number in each of the files and am trying to open the file and print the number so that I know that the file is open and the data read. Here's the section of my code that reads the input file:

public void openFile(String filename) {
    System.out.println( filename );
    try {
        String file2 = path + "\\" + filename;
        standardTest = new RandomAccessFile(file2, "r");
    } catch (FileNotFoundException e) {
        System.out.println("Exception caught" + e);
    } catch (IOException e) {
        System.out.println("Exception caught" + e);
    }
       
    boolean EOF = false;
    while(!EOF) {
        try {
            int data = standardTest.readInt();
            System.out.println("Read value = " + data);
        } catch (EOFException e) {
            EOF = true;
        } catch (IOException e) {
         System.out.println("Exception caught" + e);
        }    
    }
           
}


When I run this, select a file and hit the open button it prints out the filename but does not print out the integer value in the file.

Can anyone help me with this?
Thanks
M
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Question by:mmckeever
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rjackman earned 50 total points
ID: 6227565
hi
try following instead of reading integer try reading the String
try
{
   //ur code for creatiing the file object
   String s1 = null;
   while((s1=standardTest.readLine())!=null)
  {
    Syatem.out.println("Contents Of File==>"+s1);
  }
}
catch(Exception rr)
{
  rr.printStackTrace();
}
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by:mmckeever
ID: 6230407
Hi

I have used this and then parsed the string that is returned! Thanks
M
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by:mohan_sekar
ID: 6231327
hi there,

I hope this works


import java.io.*;

public class file1
{
     public static void main(String []args)
{
     file1 f1=new file1();
     f1.openFile("file1.java");    
}    
     public void openFile(String filename) {
       RandomAccessFile standardTest=null;
   System.out.println( filename );
String line=null;
try {
        standardTest = new RandomAccessFile(filename, "r");
        while ((line = standardTest.readLine()) != null) {
            System.out.println(line);
        }
        return;
    }
catch(Exception e1)
{
}
finally {
    }
           
}
}

bye
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