JFileChooser provides a simple mechanism for the user to choose a file. For information about using JFileChooser , see How to Use File Choosers, a section in The Java Tutorial.

How do I change the default directory in JFileChooser?

From the drop down box next to the top line of code, select ‘custom creation’. This will allow you to customise what fileChooser = is assigned to. Between the curly brackets JFileChooser() you can either hard code in the file directory with speech marks like this.

Can file Choosers permit selecting directories?

To get the chosen file (or directory, if you set up the file chooser to allow directory selections), call the getSelectedFile method on the file chooser. This method returns an instance of File . The example obtains the name of the file and uses it in the log message.

What is JFileChooser in Java?

JFileChooser is a part of java Swing package. The java Swing package is part of JavaTM Foundation Classes(JFC) . JFC contains many features that help in building graphical user interface in java . Java Swing provides components such as buttons, panels, dialogs, etc .