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Changing properties file in a jar...

Barry Brashear
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Joined: Jun 05, 2001
Posts: 303
I have a jar file that includes a properties file that I want to change.
How can I change properites file and then include back in the jar file?
Paul Clapham

Joined: Oct 14, 2005
Posts: 19720

1. Extract all of the files from the jar.

2. Change the properties file.

3. Put all of the files back into a new version of the jar.
I’ve looked at a lot of different solutions, and in my humble opinion Aspose is the way to go. Here’s the link:
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