PrintWriter write(String, int, int) method in Java with Examples

The write(String, int, int) method of PrintWriter Class in Java is used to write a specified portion of the specified String on the stream. This String is taken as a parameter. The starting index and length of String to be written are also taken as parameters.

Syntax:

public void write(String string, int startingIndex, int lengthOfstring)



Parameters: This method accepts three mandatory parameters:

  • string which is the String to be written in the Stream.
  • startingIndex which is the starting index from which the portion of character is to taken.
  • lengthOfstring which is the length of String to be written on the stream.

Return Value: This method do not returns any value.

Below methods illustrates the working of write(String, int, int) method:

Program 1:

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// Java program to demonstrate
// PrintWriter write(String, int, int) method
  
import java.io.*;
  
class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        try {
  
            // Create a PrintWriter instance
            PrintWriter writer
                = new PrintWriter(System.out);
  
            // Get the String
            // to be written in the stream
            String string = "GeeksForGeeks";
  
            // Get the starting index
            int startingIndex = 0;
  
            // Get the length of char
            int lengthOfstring = 5;
  
            // Write the portion of the string
            // to this writer using write() method
            // This will put the string in the stream
            // till it is printed on the console
            writer.write(string,
                         startingIndex,
                         lengthOfstring);
  
            writer.flush();
        }
        catch (Exception e) {
            System.out.println(e);
        }
    }
}

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Output:

Geeks

Program 2:

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// Java program to demonstrate
// PrintWriter write(String, int, int) method
  
import java.io.*;
  
class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        try {
  
            // Create a PrintWriter instance
            PrintWriter writer
                = new PrintWriter(System.out);
  
            // Get the String
            // to be written in the stream
            String string = "GFG";
  
            // Get the starting index
            int startingIndex = 2;
  
            // Get the length of char
            int lengthOfstring = 1;
  
            // Write the portion of the string
            // to this writer using write() method
            // This will put the string in the stream
            // till it is printed on the console
            writer.write(string,
                         startingIndex,
                         lengthOfstring);
  
            writer.flush();
        }
        catch (Exception e) {
            System.out.println(e);
        }
    }
}

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Output:

G


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