Java.io.File.mkdirs() Method

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Description

The java.io.File.mkdirs() creates the directory named by this abstract pathname, including necessary and non-existent parent directories.

Declaration

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

public boolean mkdirs()

Parameters

  • NA

Return Value

The method returns true if the directories was created, with all necessary parent directories; else false.

Exception

  • SecurityException - If a security manager exists and its methods denies access to create the named directory.

Example

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

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.io.File;

public class FileDemo {
   public static void main(String[] args) {
      
      File f = null;
      boolean bool = false;
      
      try{      
         // returns pathnames for files and directory
         f = new File("C:/Texts/TutorialsPoint/Java");
         
         // create directories
         bool = f.mkdirs();
         
         // print
         System.out.print("Directory created? "+bool);
         
      }catch(Exception e){
         // if any error occurs
         e.printStackTrace();
      }
   }
}

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

Directory created? true



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