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Java Program to find the number of the words in the given text file

In this program, we need to find the most repeated word present in given text file. This can be done by opening a file in read mode using file pointer. Read the file line by line. Split a line at a time and store in an array. Iterate through the array and count the word. The content of data.txt file used in the program is shown below.


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  • STEP 2: DEFINE String line
  • STEP 3: SET count =0
  • STEP 4: USE File Reader to open file in read mode.
  • STEP 5: READ line from file
  • STEP 6: REPEAT STEP 7 to STEP 8 UNTIL reach the end of file
  • STEP 7: SPLIT lines into words and STORE in array string words[].
  • STEP 8: count = count + words.length
  • STEP 9: PRINT count.
  • STEP 10: END



Number of words present in given file: 63
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