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Re writing properties and comments

Ronald Whalen
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Joined: Mar 27, 2001
Posts: 38
Hi all!

Is there anyway that I can load a props file and then make changes to props while maintaining the comments associated with the key value pairs? So when I change a property, I can rewrite the props file and have it look the same with comments just new key-value pairs. The comments are quite extensive.

Thanks,

Ronald Whalen
Cindy Glass
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Joined: Sep 29, 2000
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Not sure that I understand the question. Can you show us an example of how you want your properties file to look?


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Ronald Whalen
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Joined: Mar 27, 2001
Posts: 38
Sure..
#here I would like tohave explanatory comments #that are a few lines long.
option1=something
#Some more explanatory comments here to deal
# with the next property
option2=something
Something along those lines.
I bleieve there is a method to print out a string associated with a property. I would like to somehow read in the comments and the key-value pairs then change values or possibly add new ones and retain the original comments.
Thanks,
Ronald Whalen
 
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