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Tim McGuire
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When I run my Swing App locally, it can open a browser window and navigate to a URL.

When I use webstart to distribute my app, it lacks permission to open a browser window. How can I give it permission to do this?

Thanks a bunch.
Gregg Bolinger
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Well, according to the documentation you need to have:

in the JNLP file as well as having all your JAR files signed.
[ August 16, 2005: Message edited by: Gregg Bolinger ]

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Tim McGuire
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thanks! I should have read that better.
I was having trouble sorting out what the steps were between ant, jnlp, and signing jars. I got it working.

a few notes:

to sign a jar with a fake certificate, these are the ANT commands I used:

dname is expecting a name/value pair and must be in the format dname="XX=abcdefghig"
otherwise, you will get an AVA format error
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