Java.util.Scanner.delimiter() Method


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Description

The java.util.Scanner.delimiter() method returns the Pattern this Scanner is currently using to match delimiters.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.util.Scanner.delimiter() method

public Pattern delimiter()

Parameters

  • NA

Return Value

This method returns this scanner's delimiting pattern.

Exception

  • NA

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.util.Scanner.delimiter() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.util.*;

public class ScannerDemo {

   public static void main(String[] args) {

   String s = "Hello World! 3+3.0=6";

   // create a new scanner with the specified String Object
   Scanner scanner = new Scanner(s);

   // print the next line of the string
   System.out.println("" + scanner.nextLine());

   // print the delimiter this scanner is using
   System.out.println("" + scanner.delimiter());

   // close the scanner
   scanner.close();
   }
}

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

Hello World! 3+3.0=6
\p{javaWhitespace}+

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