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renaming across the drives
Posted by Deepa on September 27, 2001 at 4:42 AM
do you have a solution now? i have the same problem
i think it is because of renaming across the drives.
if i try to rename a folder in one drive say D: to another drive say C: then this method returns me false & doesn't rename the file at all.
Is the same case with you too?
> did you have a solution now? i have the same problem
> thank you for the reply in advance
> > > > 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 source to destFile
> > > > File source = new File(path);
> > > > File destFile = new File(String new_name);
> > > > source.renameTo(destFile);
> > > //I have a Button("source directory") in my programm, i choose a Directory(source) from (FileChooser)
> > > //I put a new_name in a InputField, I have Button ("Ok")
> > > //I want the same File(source), but with the another name( new_name) which i put
> > > //after Compiling i becom--> Error (System FileNotFoundException)
> > > > Please help!