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Properties file

Sasha McGrath

Joined: Jun 01, 2007
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I have a properties file and I have another file where I would like to have a method set a variable that is equal to the variable in the properties file. How would I do that?
Gamini Sirisena
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Joined: Aug 05, 2008
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Your question is a bit confusing..

I hope it's only me..
Jesper de Jong
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You can load the contents of a properties file with the load() method in class Properties:

Then you can use the Properties object to get and set the values. With the store() method (look it up in the API documentation) you can write the contents of the Properties object back to a file.

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