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hi, this might seem like a silly question but how do i get the time stamp for a particular file?
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Check out java.io.File. There is a method called lastModified() which returns the time in milliseconds. You can then use java.util.Date or java.util.Calendar, to get the relevant date(eg, maybe new Date(long millis)) .
 
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