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Can I use include file in resource bundle properties file?

Meir Yan
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Hello all
Can I do include properties file inside properties file when using resource bundle?
If not what alternative I can use?
Ulf Dittmer
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Properties file have no notion if including files. If for some reason (which one?) you wish to maintain several properties files, you could concatenate them during the build process.


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Meir Yan
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well the reason is that i like to make main properties file and
then i need section in the file that every body else can customize
to they can only include the main properties file to there own one.
i was sure that the Resource Bundle has this ability , what can i do if
i based my configuration on ResourceBundle and now i need to add the include function?
Ulf Dittmer
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You could probably write a class that extends Properties or ResourceBundle, but that might easily break the overall functionality.

If you're using Ant you could write a little Ant task that runs as part of your build process, and which gathers all the files and merges them one into one that gets deployed.
 
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