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problem with code

Ravindra Suroju

Joined: Mar 11, 2008
Posts: 14

I have the code to create a text file and append some data into it and when i run the same program again why is it overwriting the existing file instead of appending the new data... please help me...

Best Regards,<br />Ravindra.
Stuart Smith
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Joined: Mar 28, 2008
Posts: 54
Looks to me that you are creating a new instance each time the code runs, so instead of opening the file for reading it is writing over it each time.

What I think you need to do is check if the file exsists and if it does not write to it like your code does right now but open it and then append it, I can't give you advice on the code to use as I am new to Java but that seems to be the problem from what I can see, hope that helps.

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