The Java.io.Reader class is a abstract class for reading character streams.
Following is the declaration for Java.io.Reader class:
public class Reader extends Object implements DataOutput, DataInput, Closeable
Following are the fields for Java.io.Reader class:
protected Object lock -- This is the object used to synchronize operations on this stream.
|S.N.||Constructor & Description|
|1||protected Reader() |
This creates a new character-stream reader whose critical sections will synchronize on the reader itself.
|2||protected Reader(Object lock) |
This creates a new character-stream reader whose critical sections will synchronize on the given object.
|S.N.||Method & Description|
|1|| abstract 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.
|4|| int read() |
This method reads a single character.
|5|| int read(char cbuf) |
This method reads characters into an array.
|6|| abstract int read(char cbuf, int off, int len) |
This method reads characters into a portion of an array.
|7|| int read(CharBuffer target) |
This method attempts to read characters into the specified character buffer.
|8|| boolean ready() |
This method tells whether this stream is ready to be read.
|9|| void reset() |
This method resets the stream.
|10|| long skip(long n) |
This method skips characters.
This class inherits methods from the following classes: