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Create a Windows Desktop Java Application

Baiss Eric Magnusson

Joined: Sep 10, 2003
Posts: 2
Using Project Builder I can create a double-clickable MacOSX application from my jar files. But I don't know how to create a Windows application. I know InstallAnywhere would do what I want but for now it is beyond my budget. Where should I go?

----<br />Baiss Eric Magnusson
Simon Brown
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Joined: May 10, 2000
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The JRE for Windows also includes this functionality whereby you can double-click on a JAR file to execute the application contained within. All you need to do is set the Main-Class attribute of the manifest appropriately. Have you tried running the same JAR file on Windows? If so, what happens?
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