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Listing the Directory Contents

Listing the Directory Contents
import java.util.Arrays;

public class Dir {
  static int indentLevel = -1;

  static void listPath(File path) {
    File files[]; 

    files = path.listFiles();

    for (int i = 0, n = files.length; i < n; i++) {
      for (int indent = 0; indent < indentLevel; indent++) {
        System.out.print("  ");
      if (files[i].isDirectory()) {


  public static void main(String args[]) {
    listPath(new File("c:\\"));

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