ZipFile getName() function in Java with examples

The getName()function is a part of java.util.zip package. The function returns the path name of the ZipFile object.

Function Signature:

public String getName()

Syntax:



zip_file.getName();

Parameters: The function does not require any parameters
Return value: The function returns a string, which is the path name of the zip file
Exceptions: The function does not throw any exceptions.

Below programs illustrates the use of getName() function

Example 1: Create a file named zip_file and get the name using getName() function. “file.zip” is a zip file present in f: directory.

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// Java program to demonstrate the
// use of getName() function
  
import java.util.zip.*;
  
public class solution {
    public static void main(String args[])
    {
        try {
            // Create a Zip File
            ZipFile zip_file
                = new ZipFile("f:\\file.zip");
  
            // Display the name of the zip file
            // using getName() function
            System.out.println(zip_file.getName());
        }
        catch (Exception e) {
            System.out.println(e.getMessage());
        }
    }
}

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Output:

f:\file.zip

Example 2: Create a file named zip_file and get the name using getName() function. “file1.zip” is a non-existent zip file in f: directory.

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// Java program to demonstrate the
// use of getName() function
  
import java.util.zip.*;
  
public class solution {
    public static void main(String args[])
    {
  
        try {
  
            // Create a Zip File
            ZipFile zip_file
                = new ZipFile("f:\\file1.zip");
  
            // Display the name of the zip file
            // using getName() function
            System.out.println(zip_file.getName());
        }
        catch (Exception e) {
            System.out.println(e.getMessage());
        }
    }
}

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Output:

f:\file1.zip (The system cannot find the file specified)

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/7/docs/api/java/util/zip/ZipFile.html#getName()



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