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JFileChooser Mac and Windows compatibility (also on file separators)

Posted on 2003-11-19
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Hi. I am currently making an applet that uses a JFileChooser. It's supposed to work on both Mac and Windows OS. I just would like to know if JFileChooser is compatible with both operating systems (like, it automatically takes care of the file name format differences and such). I dont really know anything about Mac OS though.

One more question, In the file chooser, the user may be allowed to choose more then one file. I would like to know what is the standard file name separator for Windows and for Mac if any or what would you recommend?

Thank you very much in advance. I need all the help I can get =)
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Question by:animor
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jimmack earned 20 total points
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JFileChooser should work on any Java platform.

Use File.separator in your filenames.
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by:animor
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Thanks for the tip. I checked the File API and realized that what I needed was the pathSeparator variable. Thanks again.
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Ah.  Yes sorry ;-)

and thanx ;-)
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