java.util.Scanner locale()

Description :

This java tutorial shows how to use the locale() method of Scanner class of java.util package. This method returns a Locale which the Scanner class is using.

Method Syntax :

public Pattern delimiter()

Parameter Input :


DataType Parameter Description


Method Returns :

This method simply returns this Scanner’s locale.

Compatibility Version :

Requires Java 1.5 and up

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Discussion :

The Scanner locale() method is helpful in determining the Locale being used by the scanner object. This is very important factor in dealing with primitive and during matching of regular expressions. Locale affects the Scanner object behaves.

Java Code Example :

This java example source code demonstrates the use of locale() method of Scanner class. Basically this sample prints locale specific information which the Scanner object has been using.

Sample Output :

Running the locale() method example source code of Scanner class will give you the following output

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