I have been creating new projects and have created simple java programs in eclipse. Now I wanted to import an external .jar(.zip) file. I created a new project and right clicked > import > Archive file >Browse > select archive file and press finish. This imports the .jar file. However the .jar file is imported under the project name and i can't see any .java or .class files.
When I try and run,,,,,,it dosen't execute.
Can somebody give me the basics of jar file and how to execute it in eclipse?
Thanks in advance
posted 8 years ago
Have you worked this out? It seems a long time since you posted. I haven't been able to go onto the Ranch website for a few weeks; have been too busy.
If I remember correctly in Eclipse,
Look in the left-hand pane called "package"
Right-click the name of the project you are interested in
Click "properties," usually at the bottom of the list.
Click "Java build path"
Click the "libraries" tab.
Click "add external jars"
Using the "browse" option (or otherwise) find the .jar you need.