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    Question Trouble with "throws java.io.IOException"

    Hey there, so I am asiring to learn Java, and I have been reading over an Oracle Beginners Guide Book to try to learn it. I have got to Chapter 3, which discusses the topic of "Program Control Statements".

    So I am having issues trying to execute the following:

    Java Code:
    package com.example.java;
    
    public class Main {
    
        public static void main(String[] args) {
            throws java.io.IOException {
    
                char ch;
                System.out.print("Press a key followed by ENTER: ");
                ch = (char) System.in.read();
                System.out.println("Your key is: " + ch);
    
            }
        }
    }
    The following Errors I get is as follows:
    Information:Using javac 1.8.0_65 to compile java sources
    Information:java: Errors occurred while compiling module 'KbIn'
    Information:11/01/2016, 3:00 PM - Compilation completed with 3 errors and 0 warnings in 3s 675ms
    /Users/Zemunsta/Desktop/Java/KbIn/src/com/example/java/Main.java
    Error:(6, 9) java: illegal start of expression
    Error:(6, 23) java: not a statement
    Error:(6, 35) java: ';' expected

    And I am using IntelliJ IDEA 15 CE.

    And here is also a picture of the page demonstrating this code:

    http://i.imgur.com/EZJYTr1.jpg

    I hope this is enough info to get an verdict on my issue, I appriciate all responses C:

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    Default Re: Trouble with "throws java.io.IOException"

    The left curly bracket at the end of line #5 should go (a 'throws' clause should be outside of the body of a method).

    kind regards,

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