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Mikki Halpin
Mikki Halpin

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Posted on    August-02-2015 11:29 PM

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How can I check whether a file exists, before opening it for reading in Java? (equivalent of Perl's -e $filename).

Mayank Tripathi
Mayank Tripathi

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Posted on    August-03-2015 1:10 AM

Use java.io :
File f = new File(filePathString);
if(f.exists() && !f.isDirectory()) { /* do something */ }

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