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Struts FormFile to java.io.File

Tim Storms
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Joined: Apr 27, 2006
Posts: 64
Hi all,

In my application, people have to select a file (a struts FormFile) in a form. After the file was submitted, it should be send as an attachment in a mail. I'm using the Javamail package to send mails.

The problem I'm facing is that I can't cast the FormFile to a java.io.File which is needed by the JavaMail package. Do you have any idea how to do that?

Here's the code I use to attach a file to a mail:

[ October 09, 2006: Message edited by: Tim Storms ]

SCJP 1.5, SCWCD 1.4, SCBCD 5
Tim Storms
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Joined: Apr 27, 2006
Posts: 64
I've been to fast. Here's the solution:

It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
subject: Struts FormFile to java.io.File
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