File APIs for Java Developers
Manipulate DOC, XLS, PPT, PDF and many others from your application.
http://aspose.com/file-tools
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james wilson
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Is it possible to start and close applications such as MS Word or Internet Explorer in a standalone java application? if so, how?
Thanks in advance
James
 
Cindy Glass
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Well, yes, but in some cases it may make your application OS dependant, and you may have to know where stuff is.
ex:
Runtime.getRuntime().exec("notepad somefile.txt");
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Cindy Glass
Sun Certified Programmer for the Java� 2 Platform
Co-author of Java 2 Certification Passport
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
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