Java.io.File.toURI() Method


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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

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