FileInputStream returns FileNotFoundException on Apple Mac

From: Jacqueline Snook (
Date: 05/11/04

Date: 11 May 2004 10:09:01 -0700

I am trying to reference a file on an apple mac from Java. In order
to find what the URL is supposed to be, I opened it in the Safari web
browser. The directory as returned was

When I give this as a String reference to FileInputStream in Java, it
returns a FileNotFoundException, quoting
"file:/Users/networkserver/SmartAV-CMS/ (No such
file or directory).

I would like to know how to reference this file, and also maybe why it
takes out 2 of the slashes.

Many thanks in advance,
Jacqueline Snook

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