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Posted by aaadsf on April 11, 2001 at 1:47 PM

> I can not get these methods to work. They do not do anything to the files that they are supposed to rename or delete and they both return false. Also, all the files are within the same directory as the application. Am I doing something wrong? Here's some sample code:

> // move the file from currFile to destFile
> File currFile = new File("inbox/message");
> File destFile = new File("trash/message");
> currFile.renameTo(destFile);

differen't directories, can't use rename

> Please help!


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