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Help finding file in Eclipse

Unnsse Khan
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Joined: Nov 12, 2001
Posts: 511

I am using MySQL 5 and Eclipse 3.1 on OS X Tiger.

Created the following file (, in Eclipse:

I also added a file (using Eclipse):

Now, when I right mouse clicked on my project and went to 'Java Build Path',
I added the following jar:


When I tried to run the program using "Run As Java Application", I got the following exception in the Console: (No such file or directory)
at Method)
at TestDB.getConnection(
at TestDB.runTest(
at TestDB.main(

Why couldn't Eclipse detect this file? I created it in Eclipse, so I wonder why it couldn't find its location...

Many, many thanks!
Rajagopal Manohar
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Joined: Nov 26, 2004
Posts: 183
That is strange.

Does the file reside in the project folder or the source folder

If it is the latter try moving it to the project folder.

A better solution would be to put it into your source folder and get your input stream using this.class.getResourceAsStream("/");

I agree. Here's the link:
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