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File Becomes Locked so App Cannot Make Changes to it

Steve Dyke
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When I run the following the file becomes Locked and the App cannot manipulate it.
How can I release the file after the properties are retreived?

Rob Spoor
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Always close all your resources*. Use a finally block for this; don't be afraid to nest try statements:
* like InputStreams, OutputStreams, Readers, Writers, SQL connections, SQL statements, SQL result sets, etc.

You may see the following, but I think it's a lot nastier:


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Steve Dyke
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Rob Prime wrote:Always close all your resources*. Use a finally block for this; don't be afraid to nest try statements:


Thanks, this is exactly what I needed.
Rob Spoor
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You're welcome.
 
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