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Old August 23rd, 2009, 10:35 PM
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Default Java Programming that read text file


we have a project..the text file contains four number codes for the money in the bank, deposit, amount to withdraw and balance...the scenario are after I will run the code, it will compute the item and it will ask the number codes to display the content..help guyz!!

this is my code...

import java.io.*;

class ReadFile {

public static void main(String args[])throws IOException {

System.out.println("What is the name of the file to read from?");

String filename="File.txt";

BufferedReader br = new BufferedReader(new InputStreamReader(System.in));

filename = br.readLine();

System.out.println("Now reading from " + filename + "...");

FileInputStream fis = null;

try {

fis = new FileInputStream(filename);

} catch (FileNotFoundException ex) {

System.out.println("File not found.");


try {

char data;

int temp;

String word="";

do {

temp = fis.read();

data = (char) temp;

if (temp != -1) { //-1 is EOF


/*if (data '') check the char if space or not

System.out.print(word);//find a function to add the char to the word


if (word=="00001")

System.out.print("Money in the Bank");

if (word=="00002")

System.out.print("Amount to Withdraw");

if (word=="00003")

System.out.print("Your Balance");


} while (temp != -1);

} catch (IOException ex) {

System.out.println("Problem in reading the file.");




this is my text file..

Bank Transaction

00001 $50,000

Old August 23rd, 2009, 11:56 PM
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please include, wanted output too...
it will help, to understand your question.
Old August 25th, 2009, 01:38 AM
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the output should display the amount of withdraw or deposit and display balance basing from the money in the bank..it will just give an answer depends from the input given by the user.....

tnx for replying!!!

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