Java: Read File, Calculate Number of Lines, Words And Characters, Print to Screen And To File

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Write a program that asks the user for a file name (or path).
Your program should then open that specific file. (Assume the file will be .txt).
Your program should then calculate the following information based on the specified text file:
1. The total number of words in the file
2. The number of lines in the file
3. The number of characters in the file (not including spaces)
Once the information is calculated, print the data to the screen and also to a new file called results.txt.

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import java.util.Scanner;

* @author
public class Assignment {

    * @param args the command line arguments
    public static void main(String[] args) {
       // TODO code application logic here
       Scanner console = new Scanner(;
       System.out.print("Enter file name (or path): ");
       String name = console.nextLine();
       int line = 0;
       int word = 0;
       int character = 0;
       String next;...
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