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Hi All,

I have a text file which contains the following content

ABC=true
XYZ=true
DEF=false

I want to read from this file and check the property XYZ. If found true, I must replace with false. I am now unsure of how to delete the existing "true" value of XYZ from the file.

My current approach is as follows:



Kindly help since i have to create the entire file again using the ArrayList after clearing the entire content
 
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Mudit,

If your file is in format of key-value pair , you can use Properties API to acheive this.Note that Properties requires your file to be with .properties extn.

Use setProperty() method to change the proprty you want and then use Properties save method( on same loaded properties object) to save the properties to a file.

HTH


 
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Thanks for the post Balu.

Trouble is that I'm stuck with the .txt extension so I can't switch to the Properties API.
 
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The Properties class doesn't care about the file extension - it can be anything you want.
 
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The Properties class doesn't care about the file extension - it can be anything you want.



yes , Thanks for the correction.
 
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Thanks guys. The Properties API worked like a charm..
 
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