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    Ada is offline Member
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    Default How to Rename a File

    I also want to rename a file in Java. How can i do that?

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    FaRuK is offline Member
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    Hi Ada,

    You can use following code segment to rename a file:

    Java Code:
        // File (or directory) with old name
        File file = new File("oldname");
        // File (or directory) with new name
        File file2 = new File("newname");
        // Rename file (or directory)
        boolean success = file.renameTo(file2);
        if (!success) {
            // File was not successfully renamed
    File class has several similar useful methods. I reccomend you to check them:

    File (Java 2 Platform SE v1.4.2)

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