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Hi!!
Can we add properties at runtime in a program??
Thanks...
 
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Do you mean java.util.Properties ???
You can create new instance new Properties(), and then load it by load(InputStream).
 
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You can also use System.setProperty() and System.getProperty() at runtime
 
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From the command line you can use the java -D switch to set system properties.
 
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Thanks a lot..
I'll try it..
Regards..
 
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I'd like to add that not only can you add properties at runtime, but you can use the store() method to write them to disk, and make the changes/additions persistant.
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consider using xml to set properties. Sun seem to suggest it as the preferred method
 
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Or even better, use the Preferences class:
http://www.javaranch.com/newsletter/Oct2002/newsletteroct2002.jsp#preferences
 
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