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Hello...I have gone through the example fileexplorerdemo..in that it contains..some .png files..in store/samples/pictures..

wen i run in simulator i can see those png files..can i know where exactly those png files are saved in the system(in which directory is it bbsimulator..or..plz giv the total path where i cud find these)....so that i can load some more png's  for my own application..thanks in advance..

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Re: Filesystem



I am not positive that this is the exact same set of png's you were looking at in the simulator (I've never run it), but there are sample pictures at:


Device Memory/system/samples/pictures/


They are all read only, and I do not know if the directory itself is also set as read only. You can try, but those are the samples that I found.



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Re: Filesystem

Remember that the Simulator is simulating a device which does not use a PC file system, so you should not expect to find files on the device matching files you can see from your Windows PC.


But RIM have provided you with a way you can do this.  See the following:


How To - Use a computer file system as a microSD card
Article Number: DB-00654


So you can pretend that a directoryis an SDCard.