[opencms-dev] CmsFile.getContents() method problem: transform toString
alex at opencms.org
Thu Oct 13 09:47:49 CEST 2005
CmsObject#getFilesInFolder() returns CmsResource Objects not CmsFile
Try it like this:
List filesInFolder = cms.getFilesInFolder("/sites/default/test");
CmsResource testRes = (CmsResource )filesInFolder.get(3);
CmsFile testFile = CmsFile.upgrade(testRes, cms);
String fileName = testFile.getName();
int lengthOfContents = testFile.getContents().length;
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> Subject: [opencms-dev] CmsFile.getContents() method problem:
> transform toString
> Hallo List,
> I am developing a Java class that runs in the context of
> OpenCms therefore I have access to the CmsObject. I want my
> class to extract the content of a specific file. The file
> contains plain text which I want to extract. I tried it with
> different file types. Same result.
> See my code snip.
> The problem is that everythings works until I want to convert
> the byte (is the return value of the getContents() method)
> into String.
> The result of the transformation is an empty string.
> API: http://synyx.de/api/opencms6.0.0/org/opencms/file/CmsFile.html
> CmsObject cms = OpenCms.initCmsObject("Guest");
> cms.loginUser("Admin", "admin"); List filesInFolder =
> CmsFile testFile = (CmsFile) filesInFolder.get(3); String
> fileName = testFile.getName(); int lengthOfContents =
> //returns an empty string, should be a string with the
> contents of the file; also tried it without "UTF-8" encoding
> String contentsInString = new String(testFile.getContents(),
> "UTF-8"); //empty result System.out.println(contentsInString);
> I have no idea why it does not work. I transformed several
> byte arrays to string in other programs with the same
> solution without any problems.
> Maybe someone can help me or show me another solution to get
> the content of a file.
> I cannot use the CmsJspActionElement in some way in a normal
> class (not a jsp and no servlet) or is there any way?
> Thanks in advance,
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