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Thread: How to convert local path drive to UNC path

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    Default How to convert local path drive to UNC path

    Is there is any way to convert the local path to UNC path in java.

    For eg String s = F:\Test\Data\hello.xml

    Here "Data" folder is shared folder and my pc name is ram-pc. so i want to convert the above url as follows.


    is that possible in java. Can anybody tell me how to convert local path to UNC path in java.


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    Default Re: How to convert local path drive to UNC path

    Basic String concatenation should do just fine.

    Change your \ to / and follow the UNC conventions.
    Kenneth Walter
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    Default Re: How to convert local path drive to UNC path

    Instead of using \ or / you can use File.separatorChar

    Core java
    Last edited by mr.miku; January 11th, 2012 at 07:17 PM.

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