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how to slove this problem

 
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hi friends
i want to split C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Desktop\HotelInfo.pdf using java but Split option is not accepting "\" so how to spit it.
 
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I'm guessing that's because split uses regular expressions, in which "\" has special meaning. You need to escape it like "\\". And because in Java strings the backslash is used to escaping characters, you need to escape them again, which would make the string you pass to the split routine "\\\\". Hope all the backslashes haven't gotten to my head
 
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why not manipulating it with a File instance ?

File a = new File ("c:\a\b\c.pdf");

=> then you a.getPath(), a.getParent()...
 
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Originally posted by Rodrigo Alvarez:
[QB]File a = new File ("c:\a\b\c.pdf");



As Ulf explained, that should be:

File a = new File ("c:\\a\\b\\c.pdf");

because the backslash character has a special meaning in Java source code.
 
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