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File existing

mike cool

Joined: Oct 21, 2005
Posts: 24
i created a method that will create a file in spacific path ..
no i close the app and reopen it , now i want check if the file exists or not , i know there is a method in File class exists()-boolean but this method will not allow me to choose the path ?? coz i think it will check in the project path not the path that i creat the file to ....??
Sri Ram
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Joined: Oct 03, 2005
Posts: 118
The API for File says,

File(String pathname) Creates a new File instance by converting the given pathname string into an abstract pathname.

And for the method exist says
Tests whether the file or directory denoted by this abstract pathname exists.

U can use File.exist() to check if the file exist without any problem.
Dave Jones
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Joined: Feb 20, 2005
Posts: 77
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