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    manginion is offline Member
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    Hi There!

    I am working on a java logic game and I want it to be able to work on other people's Mac's, so I tried to figure out how to make it create a folder in which it can create files. The file creating is going fine however the folder never seems to create

    Here is the code I attempted to use:

    File logicFile = new File("/Library/Application Support/LogicGameSupport");
    System.out.println("Directory success");
    System.out.println("Directory failed");

    Thankyou for your help :)

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    gimbal2 is offline Just a guy
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    Default Re: Creating File Directory

    Are you sure you don't need to use "~/Library" ? I don't know anything about MacOS, but I found this in Google:

    18 ways to view the ~/Library folder in Lion and Mountain Lion | Macworld

    It seems the Library is going to be in your home folder, not in the root of the filesystem. You can get the user home folder in Java using System.getProperty("user.home");
    "Syntactic sugar causes cancer of the semicolon." -- Alan Perlis

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