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File properties

Ransika deSilva
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Could you please tell me how to get the properties of a File,Folder. I want to get the specially the File/Folder size etc.
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Ali Gohar
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See the File class specification from

You can get the size of the file using File class object

File f = new File("test.txt");
long size = f.length();
Dirk Schreckmann

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Moving this to the I/O and Streams forum...

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