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finding the number of arguments passed in through the command prompt

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How Do I get the Number of total arguments that is passed in at the command prompt.

example..

c:\java javaprogram first second third

I want it to return in this example 3 because there are three arguments.

Thank You.
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   public static void main (String args[]) {
        System.out.println(args.length);
    }

should do the trick


basically args.length is what you are looking for

-matty
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