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    kazitula is offline Member
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    I have 2files, each has different contents (like several sentences), how can I count them that how many words are in that files?
    I xplaning it. in one file i've a sentence say "I am learning Java Programming. Java is OOP", in these line I've 8 words, but Java appears here 2 times, so how can I count all of them as Java apperas here twice?
    can anyone please help me??????

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    Please respect the effort and do submit the code as homework without understanding it completely. Post your doubts.
    Java Code:
    import java.util.Dictionary;
    import java.util.Enumeration;
    import java.util.Hashtable;
    import java.util.StringTokenizer;
    public class WordCount {
    	public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception {
    		String filePaths[] = { "first.txt" , "second.txt" , "ifyouhavethird.txt" };
    		Dictionary<String, Integer> wordCount = new Hashtable<String, Integer>();
    		int numberOfWords = 0;
    		for (int i = 0; i < filePaths.length; i++) {
    			BufferedReader reader = new BufferedReader(new FileReader(
    			String nextSentence;
    			while ((nextSentence = reader.readLine()) != null) {
    				StringTokenizer stringTokenizer = new StringTokenizer(
    				while (stringTokenizer.hasMoreTokens()) {
    					String nextWord = stringTokenizer.nextToken();
    					Integer count = wordCount.get(nextWord);
    					if (count != null) {
    						wordCount.put(nextWord, count + 1);
    					} else {
    						wordCount.put(nextWord, 1);
    		System.out.printf("There are &#37;d words \n", numberOfWords);
    		System.out.printf("There are %d number of unique words \n", wordCount
    		System.out.println("Among all the words :");
    		Enumeration<String> keys = wordCount.keys();
    		while (keys.hasMoreElements()) {
    			String key = keys.nextElement();
    			System.out.printf("The word %s Repeated %d Times \n", key,
    ~ Sometime java is easier than english :)
    Last edited by roots; 01-22-2008 at 10:38 PM.
    dont worry newbie, we got you covered.

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