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Applets and filereading

Mikael Bjorkman

Joined: Nov 28, 2000
Posts: 2
I know that an applet is not allowed to read or write files on the local system, but is it possible to write and read to/from a textfile on the same server it was downloaded from?
I would need this to transfer parameters to and from the applet.
I would really appreciate any help on this.
Tanveer Rameez
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Joined: Dec 11, 2000
Posts: 158
I think you can read and write to files in the same server if it is in the same folder or sub-directory as that of the applet.Use the ordinary FileInputStram or you can use URL to hold the address of the file and then access it thru DataOutputStream.
hope this helps

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Grant Crofton
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Joined: Nov 08, 2000
Posts: 154
Yeah, you should be able to do it like this:

or you can use a DataInputStream or whatever, as long as you open it with 'url.openStream()'.
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