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Varun Goenka
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FileReader var1 = new FileReader("anthony gonsalves.txt");

Lets just consider the case of anthony gonsalves.txt not being in the same folder as the Java app.

How does one code then?
 
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So, what error do you get when the .txt file is not there?
 
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illegal escape character
 
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FileReader var1 = new FileReader("anthony gonsalves.txt");

that should get a file not found exception.

if you are getting illegal escape character, that makes me think you are really trying something like "C:\files\anthony\ gonzalves.txt"

instead you want "C:\\files\\anthony gozalves.txt"

can you post your actual code ?
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