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Reading FileName consists of #

karthick sambanghi

Joined: Sep 25, 2013
Posts: 18
Hi All,

I am facing little issue in reading the File Name

I am able to read the below Path contents


But i am unable to read it from

C:\DataRead\FBNK_ACCOUNT#NAU_1.xml (Getting as System cannot find the file specified)

i think # is the problem in File Name. Kindly help me to resolve, how to read the file name Consists of #

Please provide me with Piece of example...

Jeanne Boyarsky
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Joined: May 26, 2003
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Can you show the code you used to read the file along with the error message?

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karthick sambanghi

Joined: Sep 25, 2013
Posts: 18
Hi Jeanne,

Thanks for the reply.

I am using the file Name directory in program arguments. Below is the Piece of code

public static int doWork(String args0)
throws IOException, SAXException,

ParserConfigurationException {
xmlFileName = args0;

Where args0 is the directory Path of the file. I am passing the directory path in Run configuration as program arguments.

For example :- When i pass args0 = C:\DataRead\FBNK_ACCOUNTNAU_1.xml (IT is working fine)

But the below one is not working

args0 = C:\DataRead\FBNK_ACCOUNT#NAU_1.xml

Please help me to rectify it.

Thanks in Advance..

Tony Docherty

Joined: Aug 07, 2007
Posts: 2839
That's not the code that is using the filename and you haven't supplied the error message as requested so it's a little hard to help you without guessing at solutions.
You could try wrapping the file path in quotes that sometimes helps on windows systems (are you even on a windows platform?)
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