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  1. #1

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    Aug 01, 2007
    Help Saving Picture to Certain Location
    Sorry that I dont know how to explain this any better, but I am writing a program in java, and need to save a picture.

    I would know how to do this on a Windows machine, but I dont know the filepath on a Mac of where to save it.

    For example on a Windows machine, I would write:

    And that would save the picture to my C drive. How can I save it to my desktop on a Mac?


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    Sep 13, 2006
    Deep in the heart of Texas!
    Not sure of the Java part of it... but the path to your desktop is:


    "USERNAME" is replaced with YOUR actual home folder name (no quotes).

    You can also use:


    The "~" symbolizes the User Home Folder within unix.

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    Member Since
    Aug 01, 2007
    Worked brilliantly....thanks.

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