The class implements a character buffer that can be used as a character-input stream.

Class declaration

Following is the declaration for class:

public class CharArrayReader
   extends Reader


Following are the fields for class:

  • protected char[] buf -- This is the character buffer.

  • protected int count -- This is the index of the end of this buffer.

  • protected int markedPos -- This is the position of mark in buffer.

  • protected int pos -- This is the current buffer position.

  • protected Object lock -- This is the object used to synchronize operations on this stream.

Class constructors

S.N.Constructor & Description
1 CharArrayReader(char[] buf)
This creates a CharArrayReader from the specified array of chars.
2 CharArrayReader(char[] buf, int offset, int length)
This creates a CharArrayReader from the specified array of chars.

Class methods

S.N.Method & Description
1 void close()
This method closes the stream and releases any system resources associated with it.
2 void mark(int readAheadLimit)
This method marks the present position in the stream.
3 boolean markSupported()
This method tells whether this stream supports the mark() operation, which it does.
4 int read()
This method reads a single character.
5 int read(char[] b, int off, int len)
This method Reads characters into a portion of an array.
6 boolean ready()
This method tells whether this stream is ready to be read.
7 void reset()
This method resets the stream to the most recent mark, or to the beginning if it has never been marked.
8 long skip(long n)
This method skips characters.

Methods inherited

This class inherits methods from the following classes: