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Reading files within packages...

 
Joel Cochran
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Now that I have my application successfully broken out into packages, I have run into a small problem.
Before, when I had all my classes in the same directory and no packages, I also had in this directory a .properties file. Only on eclass needs access to this file, so when I created my packages I moved this file to the same package directory as the object that needs it.
When I try to run my application, I get an error saying that the file could not be found. What is the trick to proper file placement? I do not want to hard-code the address...
TIA
 
Dirk Schreckmann
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Have you tried placing the file in the root directory of your package structure? I'm not sure if that will do the trick.
 
Joel Cochran
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Thanks for the idea Dirk, it made me try what actually worked...
I had to move it to the directory just above my package root (unless that is what you meant...)
Example:
java GUI class installed in C:\CAMRA2
my package structure is C:\CAMRA2\com\massappraisal\myPackages
I had to put the file in C:\CAMRA2, but it worked.
Thanks again,
 
Dirk Schreckmann
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That is what I meant, and I'm glad it works, because it makes sense that it could.
 
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