read file with relative path of file inside of a project

Hi I have to read a file that is in my project, I have to read it line by line.

How can I get the relative path?

BufferedReader d = null;
        try {
            d = new BufferedReader(new FileReader ("D:\\Users\\project\\test\\src\\queries\\sql.txt"));
        } catch (FileNotFoundException e1) {
            // TODO Auto-generated catch block
        String line;

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Try this:

BufferedReader d = null;
InputStream is = getClass().getResourceAsStream("relative path to file");
d = new BufferedReader(new InputStreamReader(is);

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new File(".").getAbsolutePath();
If its within the project

Put your file in the classpath of your project and use the getClass().getResourceAsStream.

If file is outside your project( ie., written by someone else and your reading it)

Have a properties file in your class path which can have the path of the file where your file would be. read the properties file, get the file path from it and read the file.
Mick BarryJava DeveloperCommented:
relative files are relative to where the app is being run

for example if it is in the same directory as you run it then you would use

            d = new BufferedReader(new FileReader ("sql.txt"));

or if it is in src/queries you would use

            d = new BufferedReader(new FileReader ("src\\queries\\sql.txt"));

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