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Text File Measuring

Derek Duggan

Joined: Jan 14, 2005
Posts: 5

Hoping for a little bit of help, i've a gui designed which takes in information from the user and saves it to a .txt file. Is it possible to measure the actual length of that file and return a value to the user in bytes, and if it is how could i get it to work

Thanks for any Help

Jeff Bosch
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Joined: Jul 30, 2003
Posts: 805
In the File class API you'll find a length method that returns the length as a long. If you learn to work with the API docs, you'll find answers to your questions pretty quickly, much more quickly than waiting for someone to post a reply...

Give a man a fish, he'll eat for one day. Teach a man to fish, he'll drink all your beer.
Cheers, Jeff (SCJP 1.4, SCJD in progress, if you can call that progress...)
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