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    What method would I use to rename a file that has been entered? For example, I input a txt file named "test.txt", the program reads that file. Then it will output the file under a new name.


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    Default Re: File Output

    Are you wanting to create a new file, or overwrite the input file and change the name?
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    Default Re: File Output

    Quote Originally Posted by aussiemcgr View Post
    Are you wanting to create a new file, or overwrite the input file and change the name?
    Output a new file.

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    Default Re: File Output

    How would you create the new name for the file?
    When the program is done, would there be two files? The original file and the new file.
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    Default Re: File Output

    Well if you want to create a new file, just say new File("NameOfFile.txt"); (or whatever name and extension you want). Write to that new file and close it when you are done. If there are no permission issues, Java will create the file if one doesn't exist with the specified name in the specified path.
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