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Hi everybody,
I'm using a fileoutput stream to write to a file. Can anyone tell me how i can set this file to read only mode when i have finished writing?
 
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Check out the API for java.io.File. It lists all the things you can do to a File object. You'll find a method called .setReadOnly() that looks promising.
 
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When i tried to use setReadOnly() i get a compile error because i don't declare the file to write to just the file name.
This is the code that i am using to write to the file:
String fName = "some_filename";
FileOutputStream out = new FileOutputStream(fName);
can anyone tell me what to do?
 
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String fName = "some_filename";
File file = new File(fName);
FileOutputStream out = new FileOutputStream(file);
 
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