The class is piped character-output streams.

Class declaration

Following is the declaration for class −

public class PipedWriter
   extends Writer


Following are the fields for class −

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

Class constructors

Sr.No. Constructor & Description


This creates a piped writer that is not yet connected to a piped reader.


PipedWriter(PipedReader snk)

This creates a piped writer connected to the specified piped reader.

Class methods

Sr.No. Method & Description
1 void close()

This method closes this piped output stream and releases any system resources associated with this stream.

2 void connect(PipedReader snk)

This method Connects this piped writer to a receiver.

3 void flush()

This method flushes this output stream and forces any buffered output characters to be written out.

4 void write(char[] cbuf, int off, int len)

This method writes len characters from the specified character array starting at offset off to this piped output stream.

5 void write(int c)

This method writes the specified char to the piped output stream.

Methods inherited

This class inherits methods from the following classes −