reading bytes from a file into an array

i am trying to read sets of bytes from a file into a 2d array.  my loop looks like this:

for ( int i = 0; i < numOfSets; i++) {
  theSets[i][0] = read in part of Set1;
  theSets[i][1] = read in part of Set1;
                     .
                     .
}

however, once the loop is finished, i only have the last set of bytes and its parts filling the whole array.
abstractionzAsked:
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objectsCommented:
code looks alright, can you post the code that is using the loaded array?
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abstractionzAuthor Commented:
after posting the question i figured out what the problem was.  by accident i assigned the array objects to the same array.
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abstractionzAuthor Commented:
perhaps you can help me with another question.  how do i write to a file a certain number of bytes into it.  i know DataInputStream has skipbytes but i don't see anything like that for DataOutputStream.
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objectsCommented:
You need to use RandomAccessFile.
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