# [Jslib] Opening files in Windows

John Wayne holzkoppwayne at web.de
Mon Aug 2 10:52:59 EDT 2004

Sudhakar,

normally you can use "C:\foo\bar.txt", this works on windows.

a method to write into the users profile. Works platform independent:
http://www.captain.at/programming/xul/#update

Flug

Sudhakar Chandra wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Another question.  I am able to create, open, read and write files
> just fine on Linux (and OS X).  I have a question about file paths in
> Windows.
>
> I have a file whose path is C:\foo\bar.txt
>
> What is the path I pass to File constructor?  I tried
>
> var f = new File('file:///C|/foo/bar.txt');
>
> but it doesn't work.
>
> Thanks.
>
> S.

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