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hassle with jakarta poi

 
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hello, anybody who helps?

i have a hardship and dont know why.. it has to do with the argument FileInputStream that i send to the POIFSFileSystem constructor, but dont detect the error... it should show the 1st sheet's name

http://jakarta.apache.org/poi/hssf/index.html

code is below..

thanks!


classes>
classes>java -classpath org\poi\poi.jar;. org.base.TestPOI
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NullPointerException
at org.apache.poi.util.IOUtils.readFully(IOUtils.java:51)
at org.apache.poi.util.IOUtils.readFully(IOUtils.java:36)
at org.apache.poi.poifs.storage.HeaderBlockReader.<init>(HeaderBlockReader.java:71)
at org.apache.poi.poifs.filesystem.POIFSFileSystem.<init>( POIFSFileSystem.java:83)
at org.base.TestPOI.main(TestPOI.java:29)


 
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Is the file readable in the sense that File.canRead() returns true?
 
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yes, it can be readable... but i dont know what happens...

but instead i have written the code like this:



and it worked well... but i have still the question mark
 
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