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Eclipse import problem..mystery (code included)

Maria Sachhause

Joined: Nov 30, 2005
Posts: 10
First, sorry about broken english.

I have tried to make NanoXML work on Ecplipse without success.
This is what I have tried do so far step-by-step:

1. I create new project (file-new-java project) and name it for example as TEST
then I select Add External JARs and I select nanoxml-2.2.1.jar

2. I create a class called DumpXML(it's from nanoxml tutorial)

3. Then Eclipse says "The Import net cannot be resolved"

Why it cannot be resolved is a mystery to me, please help me.

Can you describe how I can configure it on Eclipse?
please step by step. thanks.

Code is below if it helps.

Jesper de Jong
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Joined: Aug 16, 2005
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In the Package Explorer in Eclipse, do you see the library listed (possibly under "Referenced Libraries")? If not, try adding it again: select Project / Properties / Java Build Path / Libraries and add the JAR again with "Add External JARs...".

If you click open the library in the Package Explorer, you can see what packages are inside the JAR file. Is there a package net.n3.nanoxml, or does it have a different name? Maybe, if the name is different, the tutorial you're following is for an older version of the library you're using, and they've renamed the package to something else.

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fred rosenberger
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Joined: Oct 02, 2003
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Since this seems to be an Eclipse issue, I think it would fit better in our IDE forum. I'll move it over there.

There are only two hard things in computer science: cache invalidation, naming things, and off-by-one errors
I agree. Here's the link:
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