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Delete a file in java

 
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I need to delete a file in java.
I have the below code, but it doesnt work.


If I hardcode the directory name, it works.. How do I fix this problem which is because of single '\'
 
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First check if it exists and what the absolutePath is. Compare that with what you expect.
Also delete() returns a boolean whether is was a success or not.
 
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rahulJ james wrote:I need to delete a file in java.
I have the below code, but it doesnt work.


If I hardcode the directory name, it works.. How do I fix this problem which is because of single '\'


How about using This will let the API handle all the hard work for you.
 
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