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manipulating directories

Chanpreet Julka
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Joined: Nov 09, 2001
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I have a servlet which is supposed to go into a certain directory called year which has a subdirectory dayOfYear. The dayOfyear directory has data files which are named from the first day of the year to 365 or 366 depending on if it is a leap year. This servlet is supposed to get all the years from the year directory and get all the dayOfYears from the dayOfYear directory and print out a certain year and all of its days. How would I be able to access these directories and files, manipulate there names as strings, and output a year and all of its days as a string.
JeanLouis Marechaux
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Joined: Nov 12, 2001
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You can manage directories using the java.io.File package.
Basically
f = new File(path);
File[] ls = f.listFiles();
Give you the list of the directories or files you have within the specified path.
ls[i].isDirectory(), well, it's quite obvious, tell you if it is a directory or a file..
and f.getName() give you the name
Take a look at java.io.File for further information
HTH

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Chanpreet Julka
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Joined: Nov 09, 2001
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Ill check it out. Thanks
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
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