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Print out the working directory?

Lin Shen
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Joined: Oct 08, 2003
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Hello, I want to know if there is any java library class has a method such that it can return a String, which contains the program's currnt working directory.
Thanks very much
Wayne L Johnson
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Joined: Sep 03, 2003
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Look at the java.lang.System class API. Under the "getProperties()" method you will see many of the standard Java properties that are set for you. In particular, you may get what you need with the "user.dir", "user.home" or "java.io.tmpdir" properties.
[ January 07, 2004: Message edited by: Wayne L Johnson ]
 
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