Scanner nextLine() method in Java with Examples
The nextLine() method of java.util.Scanner class advances this scanner past the current line and returns the input that was skipped. This function prints the rest of the current line, leaving out the line separator at the end. The next is set to after the line separator. Since this method continues to search through the input looking for a line separator, it may search all of the input searching for the line to skip if no line separators are present.
public String nextLine()
Parameters: The function does not accepts any parameter.
Return Value: This method returns the line that was skipped
Exceptions: The function throws two exceptions as described below:
- NoSuchElementException: throws if no line was found
- IllegalStateException: throws if this scanner is closed
Below programs illustrate the above function:
Gfg Geeks GeeksForGeeks
Program 2: To demonstrate NoSuchElementException
Exception thrown: java.util.NoSuchElementException: No line found
Program 3: To demonstrate IllegalStateException
Exception thrown: java.lang.IllegalStateException: Scanner closed