Get File Separator in Java

An example on getting file separator thereby detecting the OS approximately. Single statement.

File Separator Example



import java.io.*;
class GetFileSeparator
{
public static void main(String args[])
{
System.out.println("The file separator is "+File.separatorChar);
}
}

Sample Output



The file separator is \

Note: The file separator depends upon your OS. If windows the above is the output, for linux like OS / is the file separator.


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