java.io
Interface FilenameFilter


public interface 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.

Since:
JDK1.0
See Also:
FileDialog.setFilenameFilter(java.io.FilenameFilter) sample code for java.awt.FileDialog.setFilenameFilter(java.io.FilenameFilter) definition code for java.awt.FileDialog.setFilenameFilter(java.io.FilenameFilter) , File sample code for java.io.File definition code for java.io.File , File.list(java.io.FilenameFilter) sample code for java.io.File.list(java.io.FilenameFilter) definition code for java.io.File.list(java.io.FilenameFilter)

Method Summary
 boolean accept sample code for java.io.FilenameFilter.accept(java.io.File, java.lang.String) definition code for java.io.FilenameFilter.accept(java.io.File, java.lang.String) (File sample code for java.io.File definition code for java.io.File  dir, String sample code for java.lang.String definition code for java.lang.String  name)
          Tests if a specified file should be included in a file list.
 

Method Detail

accept sample code for java.io.FilenameFilter.accept(java.io.File, java.lang.String) definition code for java.io.FilenameFilter.accept(java.io.File, java.lang.String)

boolean accept(File sample code for java.io.File definition code for java.io.File  dir,
               String sample code for java.lang.String definition code for java.lang.String  name)
Tests if a specified file should be included in a file list.

Parameters:
dir - the directory in which the file was found.
name - the name of the file.
Returns:
true if and only if the name should be included in the file list; false otherwise.