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problem of opening html file through IE using swing

Kapil Keskar
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Joined: Dec 04, 2001
Posts: 47
i wanted to open a document using Internet Explorer/Netscape.
what i am planing is that to generate reports for printing, through crystal report application or using IE as there is inbuilt facility for printing & report generation.
As per above code i could open Internet application through swing, but i cannot open specific file which i wanted to print in that application.
1)step open internet explorer/ crystal report generator
2)step open a document of html file for internet explorer or open a document of crystal report in crystal report.
3)step after opening file in html format/cry. rep. we can print the file as we want.
import java.util.* ;
import* ;
public class IE
public static void main ( String[] s )
Runtime rt = Runtime.getRuntime();
Process p = rt.exec("C:/Program Files/Internet Explorer/iexplore.exe");
System.out.println("IE OPENED");

catch(Exception ex)
System.out.println("Error occured"+ex);

can anybody please help me out of this situation?
Thanking you
Ben Wood
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Joined: Aug 14, 2001
Posts: 342
I think you can probably just send the file as an argument to IE something like this...

hope this helps,
regards, Ben.

SCJP 1.4,
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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