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doubt on absolute path and relative path

 
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can i say that absolute path, they search from the root folder regardless what the current directory is ?
and can i say that relative path search from the current directory and continue search from there?
 
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check this thread.
 
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What exam topic does this relate to?
 
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Objectives 7.2, and 7.5 of the 1.5 exam both touch on paths and classpaths - I'd say this question is in scope for the 1.5 exam.
 
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if you are working on windows
then c:/myfolder/subfolder/ is absolute path
but if you are in /subfolder and executing program from /subfolder then
currently your relative path is /subfolder
absolute path starts from root if you are no linux machine
and from C: if you are working on windows.
but relative path is dir currently in which you are.
 
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https://coderanch.com/t/257230/java-programmer-SCJP/certification/Confused-paths
 
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