The read(char) method of StringReader Class in Java is used to read the specified characters into an array. This method blocks the stream till:
- It has taken some input from the stream.
- Some IOException has occurred
- It has reached the end of the stream while reading.
public int read(char charArray)
Parameters: This method accepts a mandatory parameter charArray which is the character array to be written in the Stream.
Return Value: This method returns an integer value which is the number of characters read from the stream. It returns -1 if no character has been read.
Exception: This method throws IOException if some error occurs while input-output.
Below methods illustrates the working of read(char) method:
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