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Java PrintWriter close() Method with Example

PrintWriter Class close() method: Here, we are going to learn about the close() method of PrintWriter Class with its syntax and example.
Submitted by Preeti Jain, on April 19, 2020

PrintWriter Class close() method

  • close() method is available in java.io package.
  • close() method is used to close this stream and free all system resources linked with the stream.
  • close() method is a non-static method, it is accessible with the class object only and if we try to access the method with the class name then we will get an error.
  • close() method does not throw an exception at the time of closing the stream.


    public void close();


  • It does not accept any parameter.

Return value:

The return type of the method is void, it returns nothing.


// Java program to demonstrate the example 
// of void close() method of PrintWriter

import java.io.*;

public class CloseOfPW {
    public static void main(String[] args) {
        String str = "Java Programming";

        // Instantiates PrintWriter
        PrintWriter p_stm = new PrintWriter(System.out);
        // Display str
        p_stm.println("str: " + str);

        // By using close() method is to 
        // close the stream p_stm
        System.out.println("Stream Shutdown....");


str: Java Programming
Stream Shutdown....

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