Java.io.PrintWriter.close() Method


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Description

The java.io.PrintWriter.close() method closes the stream and releases any system resources associated with it.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.io.PrintWriter.close() method.

public void close()

Parameters

NA

Return Value

This method does not return a value.

Exception

NA

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.io.PrintWriter.close() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.io.*;

public class PrintWriterDemo {

   public static void main(String[] args) {
      String s = "Hello World ";
      
      try {

         // create a new stream at system
         PrintWriter pw = new PrintWriter(System.out);

         // append the sequence
         pw.append(s);

         // flush the writer
         pw.flush();

         // print another string
         pw.println("This is an example");

         // flush the writer again
         pw.flush();

         // close the writer
         pw.close();

      } catch (Exception ex) {
         ex.printStackTrace();
      }
   }
}

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result −

Hello World This is an example

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