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This is not working. However, if I specify the absolute path it does work. But if I click start -> run and type excel and press enter, somehow windows knows where to find it without the absolute path. I need to be able to launch Excel without knowing where it is on a PC. Does Excel make some sort of environment variable similar to %systemroot% or something like that? Any help?? Thanks
There is an "InstallRoot" associated with Excel in the Windows Registry. If you go to Run>regedit.exe In the window that comes up Select HKey Local Machine Software Microsoft Office I have an 8.0 and a 9.0 - select one Excell InstallRoot It names the path to find Excel. I have not a clue how to do this using java .
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