how shall i extract words from a given string and store the words in an array?

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malharone: did you read the question title before you opened it? ;-)


import java.util.*;

public class Splitter
    public static void main(String[] args)
        String myString = "This is a sentence";
        StringTokenizer st = new StringTokenizer(myString);
        String[] array = new String[st.countTokens()];
        int i = 0;
        while (st.hasMoreTokens())
            array[i] = st.nextToken();
        for (int j = 0; j < array.length; j++)

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Exactly what would have been required for a grade A?
sandipmurmuAuthor Commented:
dear jimmack,
I appreciate your answer to my question and is indeed good.
however it throws an Exception

However ,Sincerely, it deserves u Grade A.
Do you need further help to clear up the exception?

Where is this occurring (I tested the code and it worked OK).
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