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    Magnesium is offline Member
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    Question How do you scan a string with spaces?

    How do you input a string that has spaces in it?

    For example in this program

    Java Code:
    System.out.print("Type something: "); 
    Scanner scan = new Scanner(; 
    String x =; 
    if you type in, say, 'hello world', it will only print 'hello'. Why is this? Is there a way to get input for a string with spaces?


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    Default Re: How do you scan a string with spaces?

    Have you looked at the API for Scanner? There's a method that
    Advances this scanner past the current line and returns the input that was skipped. This method returns the rest of the current line, excluding any line separator at the end.
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