How to read a Matrix from user in Java?

Given task is to read a matrix from the user. The size and number of elements of matrices are to be read from the keyboard.



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// Java program to read a matrix from user
  
import java.util.Scanner;
  
public class MatrixFromUser {
  
    // Function to read matrix
    public static void readMatrixByUser()
    {
        int m, n, i, j;
        Scanner in = null;
        try {
            in = new Scanner(System.in);
            System.out.println("Enter the number "
                               + "of rows of the matrix");
            m = in.nextInt();
            System.out.println("Enter the number "
                               + "of columns of the matrix");
            n = in.nextInt();
  
            // Declare the matrix
            int first[][] = new int[m][n];
  
            // Read the matrix values
            System.out.println("Enter the elements of the matrix");
            for (i = 0; i < m; i++)
                for (j = 0; j < n; j++)
                    first[i][j] = in.nextInt();
  
            // Display the elements of the matrix
            System.out.println("Elements of the matrix are");
            for (i = 0; i < m; i++) {
                for (j = 0; j < n; j++)
                    System.out.print(first[i][j] + "  ");
                System.out.println();
            }
        }
        catch (Exception e) {
        }
        finally {
            in.close();
        }
    }
  
    // Driver code
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        readMatrixByUser();
    }
}

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Output:

Enter the number of rows of the matrix 2
Enter the number of columns of the matrix 2
Enter the elements of the matrix
1
2
3
4
Elements of the matrix are
1 2 
3 4 


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