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abstract public class: FilterReader [javadoc | source]

All Implemented Interfaces:
    Closeable, Readable

Direct Known Subclasses:

Abstract class for reading filtered character streams. The abstract class FilterReader itself provides default methods that pass all requests to the contained stream. Subclasses of FilterReader should override some of these methods and may also provide additional methods and fields.
Field Summary
protected  Reader in    The underlying character-input stream. 
Fields inherited from java.io.Reader:
 protected FilterReader(Reader in) 
    Creates a new filtered reader.
    in - a Reader object providing the underlying stream.
    NullPointerException - if in is null
Method from java.io.FilterReader Summary:
close,   mark,   markSupported,   read,   read,   ready,   reset,   skip
Methods from java.io.Reader:
close,   mark,   markSupported,   read,   read,   read,   read,   ready,   reset,   skip
Methods from java.lang.Object:
clone,   equals,   finalize,   getClass,   hashCode,   notify,   notifyAll,   toString,   wait,   wait,   wait
Method from java.io.FilterReader Detail:
 public  void close() throws IOException 
 public  void mark(int readAheadLimit) throws IOException 
    Marks the present position in the stream.
 public boolean markSupported() 
    Tells whether this stream supports the mark() operation.
 public int read() throws IOException 
    Reads a single character.
 public int read(char[] cbuf,
    int off,
    int len) throws IOException 
    Reads characters into a portion of an array.
 public boolean ready() throws IOException 
    Tells whether this stream is ready to be read.
 public  void reset() throws IOException 
    Resets the stream.
 public long skip(long n) throws IOException 
    Skips characters.