The Java.io.LineNumberReader class is a buffered character-input stream that keeps track of line numbers.A line is considered to be terminated by any one of a line feed ('\n'), a carriage return ('\r'), or a carriage return followed immediately by a linefeed.
Following is the declaration for Java.io.LineNumberReader class −
public class LineNumberReader extends BufferedReader
Following are the fields for Java.io.LineNumberReader class −
protected Object lock − This is the object used to synchronize operations on this stream.
|Sr.No.||Constructor & Description|
This creates a new line-numbering reader, using the default input-buffer size.
LineNumberReader(Reader in, int sz)
This creates a new line-numbering reader, reading characters into a buffer of the given size.
|Sr.No.||Method & Description|
This method gets the current line number.
|2||void mark(int readAheadLimit)
This method mark the present position in the stream.
This method read a single character.
|4||int read(char cbuf, int off, int len)
This method read characters into a portion of an array.
This method read a line of text.
This method reset the stream to the most recent mark.
|7||void setLineNumber(int lineNumber)
This method set the current line number.
|8||long skip(long n)
This method skip characters.
This class inherits methods from the following classes −