Scanner hasNextLine() method in Java with Examples

The hasNextLine() method of java.util.Scanner class returns true if there is another line in the input of this scanner. This method may block while waiting for input. The scanner does not advance past any input.

Syntax:

public boolean hasNextLine()

Parameters: The function does not accepts any parameter.



Return Value: This function returns true if and only if this scanner has another line of input

Exceptions: The function throws IllegalStateException if this scanner is closed.

Below programs illustrate the above function:

Program 1:

filter_none

edit
close

play_arrow

link
brightness_4
code

// Java program to illustrate the
// hasNextLine() method of Scanner class in Java
// without parameter
  
import java.util.*;
  
public class GFG1 {
    public static void main(String[] argv)
        throws Exception
    {
  
        String s = "gfg 2 geeks!";
  
        // new scanner with the
        // specified String Object
        Scanner scanner = new Scanner(s);
  
        // use US locale to interpret Lines in a string
        scanner.useLocale(Locale.US);
  
        // iterate till end
        while (scanner.hasNextLine()) {
  
            // print what is scanned
            System.out.println(scanner.nextLine());
        }
  
        // close the scanner
        scanner.close();
    }
}

chevron_right


Output:

gfg 2 geeks!

Program 2: Program to demonstrate exception

filter_none

edit
close

play_arrow

link
brightness_4
code

// Java program to illustrate the
// hasNextLine() method of Scanner class in Java
// without parameter
  
import java.util.*;
  
public class GFG1 {
    public static void main(String[] argv)
        throws Exception
    {
        try {
  
            String s = "gfg 2 geeks!";
  
            // new scanner with the
            // specified String Object
            Scanner scanner = new Scanner(s);
  
            // use US locale to interpret Lines in a string
            scanner.useLocale(Locale.US);
  
            scanner.close();
  
            // iterate till end
            while (scanner.hasNextLine()) {
  
                // print what is scanned
                System.out.println(scanner.nextLine());
            }
  
            // close the scanner
            scanner.close();
        }
        catch (IllegalStateException e) {
            System.out.println("Exception is: " + e);
        }
    }
}

chevron_right


Output:

Exception is: java.lang.IllegalStateException: Scanner closed

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/7/docs/api/java/util/Scanner.html#hasNextLine()



My Personal Notes arrow_drop_up

The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically

If you like GeeksforGeeks and would like to contribute, you can also write an article using contribute.geeksforgeeks.org or mail your article to contribute@geeksforgeeks.org. See your article appearing on the GeeksforGeeks main page and help other Geeks.

Please Improve this article if you find anything incorrect by clicking on the "Improve Article" button below.