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In JFileDialog how to use the save window

sushant prabhu
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Joined: Mar 22, 2001
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I have used the open window with JFileDialog which gives me the opendialog , how do i use the save dialog where the user can type in his text & save the file with a name of his choice

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Tanveer Rameez
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Joined: Dec 11, 2000
Posts: 158
I won't describe in details. I think you meant JFileChooser when u said JFiledialog. The JFileChooser will simply return the absolute path of the folder and the filename . You will have to do the saving yourself, just like you read the file after you open the open dialog of the JFileChooser and get the name of the file.
JFileChooser filechooser=new JFileChooser();
if( ImagerGlobal.ImageFileChooser.showOpenDialog(this)==JFileChooser.APPROVE_OPTION)
String absolutefilename= filechooser.getSelectedFile().getAbsolutePath());
File file=new File(absolutefilename);
FileInputStream fis=new FileInputStream(file);
//now save the data into this file input stream
//and then close the file input stream
hope this helps

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Paul Stevens
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Joined: May 17, 2001
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Have you looked at the tutorial from Sun. Here is a line directly from it. You can get there by clicking the how to use link in the API.
int returnVal = fc.showSaveDialog(FileChooserDemo.this);
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