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This was the original question:
"Title:
Lowercase problems...Question: I'm working on a program for changing uppercase letters to lowercase. This is what I have so far:
class lowercase
{
Set objFileSystem = CreateObject("Scripting.fileSystemObject");
Set objOriginalFile = objFileSystem.OpenTextFile(OriginalFile,1,True)
Reader = objOriginalFile.ReadAll;
objOreginalFile.Close;

LowerCaseReader = LCase (Reader);
Set objEndFile = objFileSystem.OpenTextFile(EndFile,2,True);
objEndFile.Write LowerCaseReader;
objEndFile.Close;
Set objEndFile = Nothing;
Set objOriginalFile = Nothing;
Set objFileSystem = Nothing;
}
And these are the errors I'm getting:lowercase.java:6: <identifier> expected
Reader = objOriginalFile.ReadAll;
      ^
lowercase.java:7: <identifier> expected
objOreginalFile.Close;// read from the file then close the file
                     ^
lowercase.java:9: <identifier> expected
LowerCaseReader = LCase (Reader);//converts all to lower Case
               ^
lowercase.java:12: <identifier> expected
objEndFile.Close;//write all to the end file
                ^
4 errors
Along with the obvious errors up top, I have researched the answers on how to create a file .TXT, but am very unsure of how to do it. Keep in mind, I'm running Coderunner (MAC) and don't know if it can import/export to a file.
Thanks, this is the last program I HAVE to do, so now I can start doing programs I want to do!"

And this was the proposed solution:
"This one does what you want:

 import java.io.*;
public class LowerCase{
public static  void toLowerCase(String inFile, String outFile) throws IOException {

                  BufferedWriter out = new BufferedWriter(new OutputStreamWriter(new FileOutputStream(inFile)));
           out.write("ASDFGBHJkling");
               out.close();


                BufferedReader in = new BufferedReader(new InputStreamReader(new FileInputStream(inFile)));
                 out = new BufferedWriter(new OutputStreamWriter(new FileOutputStream(outFile)));

                String line;
                while((line = in.readLine()) != null)
                      out.write(line.toLowerCase() + "\n");

                in.close();
                out.close();
    }


      public static void main(String[] args) {

        try{
        toLowerCase("input.txt", "output.txt");
        }catch(Exception ex){

           ex.printStackTrace();
        }

}
}"
But this is what I need:
The program needs to read an input file and write it to an output file. In other words it should create an input file by typing one not by typing into the file from the program.
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