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added in API level 1

FilenameFilter

public interface FilenameFilter

java.io.FilenameFilter


Instances of classes that implement this interface are used to filter filenames. These instances are used to filter directory listings in the list method of class File, and by the Abstract Window Toolkit's file dialog component.

Summary

Public methods

abstract boolean accept(File dir, String name)

Tests if a specified file should be included in a file list.

Public methods

accept

added in API level 1
public abstract boolean accept (File dir, 
                String name)

Tests if a specified file should be included in a file list.

Parameters
dir File: the directory in which the file was found.

name String: the name of the file.

Returns
boolean true if and only if the name should be included in the file list; false otherwise.