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"console.readLine" Problem !

I just installed netbeans and i can't use "console.readLine" Method on that.. Why is that ? Any help would be Useful.. AND


3 Answers

William Li
William Li
Courses Plus Student 26,867 Points

Hi Tony K , I just answered a similar question mins ago, allow me to copy the answer over.

The console object only becomes available when you run your java code via Console/command line interface; some IDEs have no Console environment.

Java gives you several different ways to take user input, such as Scanner class, BufferedReader ... among others.

Check out this popular StackOverflow thread for examples on how to user them. Cheers.

Hi Tony,

I'm pretty sure that the console object isn't available except in the command line. You'll need to use a different method to capture user input, like a BufferedReader or Scanner object.


Thankz @ Steven Hunter

No problem! ;-)