This is one of those little problems that seem so simple that any bone-head could figure it out. That’s why I felt particularly stupid for struggling with it. Of course, the first thing I did was Google for the answer and since that did not help initially, I thought I should now post the solution. […]

Following are a list of the standard system properties which can be accessed in Java code by using the System.getProperty methods. For example… System.getProperty(“path.separator”); Property Name Description Java Version file.encoding The character encoding for the default locale 1.1 file.encoding.pkg The package that contains the converters that handle converting between local encodings and Unicode 1.1 file.separator […]