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file i/o question

daniel schulken
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Joined: Sep 23, 2000
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am i correct in thanking that the only way to append to a file is using RandomAccessFile?
P SOLAIAPPAN
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Joined: Oct 20, 2000
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Hi Daniel,
The answer is NO.
Read this from JAVA API
FileWriter :
public FileWriter(String´┐ŻfileName,
boolean´┐Żappend) throws IOException

Constructs a FileWriter object given a file name with a boolean indicating whether or not to append the data written. Parameters:fileName - String The system-dependent filename.append - boolean if true, then data will be written to the end of the file rather than the beginning.Throws:IOException - if the specified file is not found or if some other I/O error occurs.
You can use as below.
BufferedWriter bw=new BufferedWriter(new FileWriter("Test.txt",true));
This will append you data to the file "Test.txt".
Solaiappan
daniel schulken
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Joined: Sep 23, 2000
Posts: 34
thanks
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
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