Java.io.File.isAbsolute() Method


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Description

The java.io.File.isAbsolute() checks whether this abstract pathname is absolute.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.io.File.isAbsolute() method −

public boolean isAbsolute()

Parameters

NA

Return Value

The method returns true if this abstract pathname is absolute, else the method returns false.

Exception

NA

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.io.File.isAbsolute() 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 file
         f = new File("C:\\test.txt");
            
         // true if the file path is absolute, else false
         bool = f.isAbsolute();
         
         // get the path
         path = f.getPath();
         
         // prints
         System.out.println(path+" is absolute? "+ bool);
               
         // create new file
         f = new File("test.txt");
         
         // true if the file path is absolute, else false
         bool = f.isAbsolute();
         
         // get the path
         path = f.getPath();
         
         // prints
         System.out.print(path+" is absolute? "+bool);
         
      } catch(Exception e) {
      
         // if any error occurs
         e.printStackTrace();
      }
   }
}

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

C:\test.txt is absolute? false
test.txt is absolute? false

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