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TEMP file question

 
Pradeep Kumar T
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Hi all,
In my application, I am using a font resource(TTF file), which i load using

InputStream in = getClass().getResourceAsStream("ARIALUNI.TTF");
Font font = Font.createFont(Font.TRUE_TYPE,in);

Every time, I use this resource, a temp file named "+~JFxxxx.tmp" is created in the TEMP directory. This happens even when the app is deployed as a jar. Can anyone let me know, if this can be avoided or how to remove these temp files when the program terminates.

Thanks in advance
Pradeep
 
Frederic Henri
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hi Pradeep,

As the javadoc states for createFont method, this method does not close the inputStream.
If you have a close() method that is called when you close your application, you coud close the stream and the temp file should disappear.

Fred
 
Pradeep Kumar T
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Thanks for the reply. I have already closed the stream using the close method, but according to the javadoc it(InputStream's close()) has no implementation.
Is there any other way for this.
Thanks again.
 
Frederic Henri
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did you try to cast your InputStream in as FileInputStream before calling the close method ?

Fred
 
Peter Chase
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Er, what?

If the InputStream is a FileInputStream, calling close() will already do FileInputStream.close(). If the InputStream is not a FileInputStream, casting will fail; you can't somehow turn it into a FileInputStream by casting.
 
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