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Grant Murphy
Grant Murphy
10,072 Points

Finishing TreeStory Code Challenge receiving a No File Exception

I am receiving a java.nio.file.NoSuchFileException: resources\censored_words.txt but the file is clearly in the resource folder. Been playing around with this and am at a loss all the imports look good that path seems right. Here is the full list of Errors.

Again I am really at a loss as to why this is being thrown.

Couldn't load censored words
java.nio.file.NoSuchFileException: resources\censored_words.txt
    at sun.nio.fs.WindowsException.translateToIOException(WindowsException.java:79)
    at sun.nio.fs.WindowsException.rethrowAsIOException(WindowsException.java:97)
    at sun.nio.fs.WindowsException.rethrowAsIOException(WindowsException.java:102)
    at sun.nio.fs.WindowsFileSystemProvider.newByteChannel(WindowsFileSystemProvider.java:230)
    at java.nio.file.Files.newByteChannel(Files.java:361)
    at java.nio.file.Files.newByteChannel(Files.java:407)
    at java.nio.file.spi.FileSystemProvider.newInputStream(FileSystemProvider.java:384)
    at java.nio.file.Files.newInputStream(Files.java:152)
    at java.nio.file.Files.newBufferedReader(Files.java:2784)
    at java.nio.file.Files.readAllLines(Files.java:3202)
    at java.nio.file.Files.readAllLines(Files.java:3242)
    at com.teamtreehouse.Prompter.loadCensoredWords(Prompter.java:29)
    at com.teamtreehouse.Prompter.<init>(Prompter.java:21)
    at com.teamtreehouse.Main.main(Main.java:12)
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NullPointerException
    at java.util.AbstractCollection.addAll(AbstractCollection.java:343)
    at com.teamtreehouse.Prompter.loadCensoredWords(Prompter.java:34)
    at com.teamtreehouse.Prompter.<init>(Prompter.java:21)
    at com..Main.main(Main.java:12)

I added a System.out.println(file.toAbsolutePath()); in the Prompter class. And the path it prints is C:\Users\Grant\Desktop\TreeStory\resources\censored_words.txt

Again I am really at a loss as to why this is not reading the file.

1 Answer

Grant Murphy
Grant Murphy
10,072 Points

I figured it out. I had to move the resources directory/folder up one level into the TreeStory2 directory/folder. I guess when I was unpacking the download it must have gotten moved. Now the path for the resources folder is TreeStory/TreeStory2/resources