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Terminate an application

Dirk Trompetter

Joined: Aug 21, 2001
Posts: 13
How can I terminate an application by selecting a menu entry, for example "Quit"?
Bosun Bello
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Joined: Nov 06, 2000
Posts: 1506
System.exit() is what you need. You will need to put this in the actionEvent of clicking that menu item.

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Mindy Wu
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Joined: Jan 12, 2001
Posts: 121
Should that be System.exit(0)?
Dirk Trompetter

Joined: Aug 21, 2001
Posts: 13
thanks, it works.
Originally posted by Mindy Wu:
Should that be System.exit(0)?

I agree. Here's the link:
subject: Terminate an application
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