convert unix file format to dos file format?

Posted on 2004-10-10
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Last Modified: 2012-05-05
File inputFile = new File("words.txt");
File outputFile = new File("wordsa.txt");

public void writeFile() throws IOException{

      BufferedWriter writer = new BufferedWriter(new FileWriter(outputFile));
      BufferedReader reader = new BufferedReader(new FileReader(inputFile));

      String line=null;
         while((line = reader.readLine()) != null)
      writer.write(line + "\n");


im making a copy of the file for processing and saving it onto "wordsa.txt"
the file format of "wordsa.txt" is in UNIX. (i viewed it in ultraedit)
how can i edit the codes such that "wordsa.txt" will be saved in DOS file format without me converting it manually?
Question by:ahfish22
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ID: 12273733
use dos eol characters \r\n

Author Comment

ID: 12273755
\r solved the problem
writer.write(line + "\n"); to writer.write(line + "\r");


Author Comment

ID: 12273759
should be
writer.write(line + "\r\n");

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