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reading files in specified directory

Ravindra Suroju

Joined: Mar 11, 2008
Posts: 14
How can i read the files in specified directory?

Best Regards,<br />Ravindra.
Anubhav Anand
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Joined: May 18, 2007
Posts: 341

Ravindra Kumar S,
Welcome to JavaRanch.

For reading files from a directory you require to use InputStream classes.
You may use DataInputStream and/or FileInputStream and/or BufferedInputStream.

Also, you may like to view this tutorial. This may also be useful.
Campbell Ritchie

Joined: Oct 13, 2005
Posts: 46412
More useful tutorial from Sun here. Look for the link to file I/O especially.
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