Java.io.File.getAbsolutePath() Method

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Description

The java.io.File.getAbsolutePath() method returns the absolute pathname string of this abstract pathname.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.io.File.getAbsolutePath() method:

public String getAbsolutePath()

Parameters

  • NA

Return Value

The method returns the absolute pathname denoting the same file or directory.

Exception

  • SecurityException -- if a system property value can not be accessed.

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.io.File.getAbsolutePath() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.io.File;

public class FileDemo {
   public static void main(String[] args) {
      
      File f = null;
      String path = "";
      boolean bool = false;
      
      try{
         // create new files
         f = new File("test.txt");
         
         // returns true if the file exists
         bool = f.exists();
         
         // if file exists
         if(bool)
         {
            // get absolute path
            path = f.getAbsolutePath();
            
            // prints
            System.out.print("Absolute Pathname "+ path);
         }
      }catch(Exception e){
         // if any error occurs
         e.printStackTrace();
      }
   }
}

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result:

Absolute Path D:\EclipseAndroid\IO\BufferedInputStream\test.txt



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