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why won't ie find JApplet class files?

Richard Agnes
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Joined: Feb 12, 2001
Posts: 22
I have written a simple applet, when I use awt components and extend Applet it works fine, but if I use JApplet and swing components it doesn't work, I get a loadClass not found error.
It compiles so it can't be anything to do with my classpath.
does anyone know what could be wrong:
code:
import java.applet.*;
import javax.swing.*;

class ColorSelector extends JApplet{ //when Applet it works
//code is here
}
and embedded here:
<Applet code="ColorSelector.class" codebase="." width="300" height="400">
<Param name="Red" value="140">
<Param name="Green" value="120">
<Param name="Blue" value="110">
Nathan Pruett
Bartender

Joined: Oct 18, 2000
Posts: 4121

Richard,
This is because the JVM that comes with IE does not support Java 2 classes like Swing. The only browser that does support Java 2 classes is Netscape 6... otherwise you have to use the Java plug-in from Sun, or stick to just AWT components.
HTH,
-Nate


-Nate
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Randall Twede
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Joined: Oct 21, 2000
Posts: 4340
    
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You will encounter the same problem trying to use Lists, Sets or Maps.


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