How to split the new line character("\n") in string in JAVA


   I have a string where there is a new line character ("\n") and i want to split the new line character .
Example of string :

After splitint the above string with str.split("\n");
i'm not able to get the splited part of the string pls suggest me how to split a string according to new line character

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murugesandinsC C++ Shell script AIX CYGWIN_NT HP-UX Linux MINGW SunOSCommented:
public class Dinesh_P_V
      public static void main(String ars[])
            String s="Dinesh\n_\nP\n_\nV";
            System.out.println("Before Split:");
            String arr[]=s.split("\n");
            System.out.println("After Split:");
            for(int i=0;i<arr.length;i++)


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the above code works but i want to check it for the file and split the file into no of files according to tne paragraph
murugesandinsC C++ Shell script AIX CYGWIN_NT HP-UX Linux MINGW SunOSCommented:

Here you can have a view on file handling in java.
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