Java IO Tutorial - Java File.canRead()


File.canRead() has the following syntax.

public boolean canRead()


In the following code shows how to use File.canRead() method.

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public class Main {
  public static void main(String[] args) {

    File f = new File("c:/test.txt");

    // returns true if the file can be read
    boolean bool = f.canRead();

    System.out.print("File can be read: " + bool);


The code above generates the following result.