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Offline Grofit

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« Posted 2007-03-14 12:06:39 »

ok im a bit stumpped, i want to know the directory that my java application is currently running in... i.e

C:/Javaapp/

I tried using System.(random commands), Runtime.(random commands)

couldnt find out what the current directory that the app is being run in, im sure there must be a simple way to do it, can someone put me out of my misery?
Offline ryanm

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« Reply #1 - Posted 2007-03-14 12:16:26 »

Google is your friend
Offline Grofit

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« Reply #2 - Posted 2007-03-14 12:51:51 »

Believe it or not i just spent 15 mins on yahoo trying to find out this information... and didnt get a single one of those links...lol
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« Reply #3 - Posted 2007-03-16 22:24:37 »

This is the right answer:

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String userDir = System.getProperty("user.dir");

The FIle(".") dodge is making a BIG non-portable assumption...  that your local file system translates "." to current working directory.

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