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Adding files to storage in simulator

Hi,

 

I am pretty new to blackberry development. I need to save some pdf, word, excel files from my computer hard drive to black berry simulator environment. The requirement is such that I need to transfer these files using FILE api in blackberry to some remote server. How can I save some of these sample test files from my computer hard drive to be avaiable in simulator storage card so that I can read those from my bb application.

 

Thanks in advance to all the help.

JD

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Re: Adding files to storage in simulator

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Re: Adding files to storage in simulator

This can also be done via the Simulate->Change SD Card menu in the simulator.  When the simulator is loaded click on "Add Directory", choose a temporary folder such as c:\tmp-sdcard, and then select the mount button.  Once mounted, you can put place your files in C:\tmp-sdcard\BlackBerry\documents and they will appear inside the simulator.  

 

On 7.0/7.1 simulators you can also select the "Remount SD Card on Startup" so your settings are persisted every time you run the simulator.