Java Examples - New File Creation

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Problem Description:

How to create a new file?

Solution:

This example demonstrates the way of creating a new file by using File() constructor and file.createNewFile() method of File class.

import java.io.File;
import java.io.IOException;

public class Main {
   public static void main(String[] args) {
      try{
         File file = new File("C:/myfile.txt");
         if(file.createNewFile())
         System.out.println("Success!");
         else
         System.out.println
         ("Error, file already exists.");
     }
     catch(IOException ioe) {
        ioe.printStackTrace();
     }
   }
}

Result:

The above code sample will produce the following result (if "myfile.txt does not exist before)

Success!


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