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browse folder(complete) in java swings

 
Rishabh Rathi
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Hello Everbody.


I am new to this forum and also new to JAVA.
I am working on a project using which a folder can be compressed and decompressed.
But the very first problem i get is i am not able to browse complete folder.
Please help me out.
 
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I guess you are looking for the File.list(...) method.
 
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Swings!=Swing
SwingIsAProperNoun

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Rob Camick wrote:I guess you are looking for the File.list(...) method.

And otherwise for JFileChooser.
 
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Thank you all 4 for your reply.....but i still not get my answer as i want to know how to browse for complete folder rather than single file....


JFileChooser() is for choosing a file not a folder
 
Rishabh Rathi
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@Rob:

Will you please give an example of code so that i can get it more easily?
 
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Rishabh Rathi wrote:Thank you all 4 for your reply.....

Sorry to nitpick, but UseRealWords: "for", not "4".

JFileChooser() is for choosing a file not a folder

Not if you set the file selection mode to JFileChooser.DIRECTORIES_ONLY or JFileChooser.FILES_AND_DIRECTORIES; the default is JFileChooser.FILES_ONLY.

Rishabh Rathi wrote:
@Rob:

Will you please give an example of code so that i can get it more easily?

If you click on the JFileChooser words around this thread you will open up its Javadoc page. At the top there's a link with label "How to Use File Choosers". Click on it and read the page you're redirected to.
 
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