Java.io.File.toURI() Method

Advertisements


Description

The java.io.File.toURI() method creates a file: URI that represents the abstract pathname.

Declaration

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

public URI toURI()

Parameters

  • NA

Return Value

The method returns an absolute, hierarchial URI with a scheme equal to "file".

Exception

  • SecurityException -- If a required system property value cannot be accessed

Example

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

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.io.File;
import java.net.URI;

public class FileDemo {
   public static void main(String[] args) {
      
      File f = null;
      URI uri;
      boolean bool = false;
      
      try{      
         // create new File object
         f = new File("c:/java test.txt");
         
         // returns true if file exists
         bool = f.exists();
         
         // if file exists
         if(bool)
         {
            // returns the uri string
            uri = f.toURI();
            
            // print
            System.out.println("uri: "+uri);
         }      
      }catch(Exception e){
         // if any error occurs
         e.printStackTrace();
      }
   }
}

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

uri: file:/c:/java%20test.txt



Advertisements
Advertisements