This is a very simple problem. You just have to determine whether a file or directory exists or not. If it exists it returns true otherwise in the else condition, it retunes vice-versa.
The following program creates an object of File class and checks whether the given file exists or not by using exists() method of the class.
We have used following methods:
exists(): It checks whether the file or directory denoted by this pathname exists or not.
Here is the video tutorial of "How to check if a folder exists in Java?":
Code of this program is given below:
The output of the program is given below:
the file or directory you are searching does not exist : false
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