File canRead() method in Java with Examples
The canRead()function is a part of the File class in Java. This function determines whether the program can read the file denoted by the abstract pathname. The function returns true if the abstract file path exists and the application is allowed to read the file.
public boolean canRead()
Parameters: This method does not accept any parameter.
Return Value: The function returns a boolean value representing whether the application is allowed to read the file or not.
Exception: This method throws Security Exception if the read access to the file is denied.
Below programs illustrates the use of canRead() function:
Example 1: The file “F:\\program.txt” is readable
Can be Read
Example 2: The file “F:\\program1.txt” is NOT readable
Cannot be Read
Note: The programs might not run in an online IDE. Please use an offline IDE and set the path of the file.