Java IO Tutorial - Java BasicFileAttributes .isSymbolicLink ()


BasicFileAttributes.isSymbolicLink() has the following syntax.

boolean isSymbolicLink()


In the following code shows how to use BasicFileAttributes.isSymbolicLink() method.

import java.nio.file.Files;
import java.nio.file.Path;
import java.nio.file.Paths;
import java.nio.file.attribute.BasicFileAttributes;
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public class Main {

    public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception  {

        BasicFileAttributes attr = null;
        Path path = Paths.get("C:/tutorial/Java/JavaFX", "Topic.txt");

        attr = Files.readAttributes(path, BasicFileAttributes.class);

        System.out.println("Is symbolic link ? " + attr.isSymbolicLink());