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how to read .ini file from java code

 
swapnel surade
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hi guys,

I want to read a .ini file using java.
how I can achieve this ?

thanks
Swapnil
 
Maneesh Godbole
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Maneesh is right. An .ini file is nothing more than a text file with special formatting:

- starting with ; for comments
- [] around section headings
- key=value for the rest
 
Adam Michalik
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ini4j
 
swapnel surade
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FileReader is normal file operation.
In that I have to read line by line and parse the string.

is there any other api which will provide me key value option like properties file.
 
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As I mentioned above, ini4j will allow you to access each section and key of an ini file in a convenient way. But reading such a file with Properties#load should also work - the ini header sections will be inserted to the Properties as keys with empty values, so you can simply forget about them.
 
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