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Bradley Wong

Joined: Aug 10, 2001
Posts: 16
After I compile some Java code, how do I run it from DOS??? I mean, what's the command???
Paul Bull
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Joined: Feb 14, 2001
Posts: 37
The command is: java filename
Do not include the .java extension
and make sure you type the filename in the
same case as you saved it in. Make sure you are
typing the java command in the same directory as
the one you compiled the file in.
Bradley Wong

Joined: Aug 10, 2001
Posts: 16
Thanks! I had the wrong case. I was going crazy and was kicking myself for not remembering. Cheers!
Dirk Schreckmann

Joined: Dec 10, 2001
Posts: 7023
The details on using java.exe can be found at

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